China's Xi'an City Wall Lantern Festival - New Year 2019
Xi’an city wall lantern festival (西安城墙灯会) is a large festival when people celebrate the New Year and it has a history of more than 30 years. Because of urban redevelopment, this festival was closed in 2013 and 2014. Since 2015, the festival would return to the public. And the lantern making techniques are listed as the intangible cultural heritage project.
The Xi'an City Wall Lantern Festival, will use lights lit hundreds of meters long in the ancient city. The color light again vivid interprets the art, creates an administration of Xi'an feature. So it is well-known international and domestic as a first-class Chinese Spring Festival folk culture event, bringing all Xi’an citizens and foreign tourists most stunning visual experience.
Not only the general public and foreign tourists can enjoy the very local characteristics of folk culture, the viewing experience grand festivals, they can also participate in a stunning oversized fruit ninja games, experience refreshing system of lights material, watch beautiful laser show performances and experience new cartoon parade. The children not only have their own exclusive lanterns region, but also participate in fun interactive games.
This year's Dragon Lantern Festival activities are divided into long peace zone, Chinese ancient capital area, towering China region, the World Expo area, and so a total of eight partitions, with dragon element, Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang four dynasties of the historical and cultural elements of the country's most representative attractions, as well as other parts of the world exotic design elements, so that the walls of this Lantern Festival show has novel and gorgeous effects.
In the production aspect of lamps performance practices, this Lantern Festival adopt new technologies, new materials (such as: chili, sand, glass), and other materials that local Lantern Festival never ever use, to create an integrated, multi-group, compound and different types of lamps matrix, use high-tech to build the new concept of situational theme Lantern Festival, allowing visitors to experience the historical connotation of reproduction and technological innovation.