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Traditional Spring Festival Customs in Chenzhou Ancient Village

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 Aoshang Ancient Village is a well-preserved ancient architectural complex in Chenzhou, Hunan. It was listed among the fourth batch of Chinese traditional ancient villages in 2016.


Aoshang villagers have a traditional custom of “Spring Festival Fair” dating back to the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD). Various traditional Spring Festival celebrations and intangible cultural heritage resources are showed at the fair, such as Taohua and Huagen (fried glutinous flower), dragon dance, and writing Spring Festival couplets.

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Translator: Pang Yuehui

Chinese source: hunan.gov.cn