Activities to protect the Folk culture of Yongchang Swastika lantern City will be launched on February 15
Report from our correspondent (reporter yan of the red sea) the reporter learns from yongchang the county party committee propaganda department, the theme of “protect the intangible heritage of folklore, celebrate yuanxiao” yongchang swastika word light city folk cultural activities, folk cultural programs, on February 15, (the) day of the first lunar month 15 red kiln in yongchang town MAO bligh la village started, activity for four days.Visitors can not only see the mysterious appearance of the swastika lantern city, but also enjoy the visual shock brought by yongchang folk customs.The custom of swastika lantern originated from the Beijing lantern art in the Ming Dynasty. In the early Hongwu years of the Ming Dynasty, Mr. Li from Maubla village worked as a peddlery in Beijing. In his spare time, he secretly drew the swastika lantern on a piece of clay woven white cloth and brought it back to his hometown.At present, all swastika lanterns have been lost in other parts of China. The Maubula Swastika lantern Club is unique in China. In view of its strong local characteristics and unique artistic charm, it was rated as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture in 2008 and was displayed in the Shanghai World Expo in 2010.It is reported that the swastika city covers an area of 11,881 square meters with a wall height of 4.5 meters and 42 shops.The swastika-shaped light array was a square with a side length of 85 meters. There were 19 rows on each side and 19 rods in each row. Each rod could be hung with different lanterns, with a total of 361 light poles.The connection between the rod and the rod is made of stainless steel square control to form a closed loop, and the two sides of the exhibition board are attached with different themes such as ancient figures, Big Beauty Yongchang, New Year’s Lantern Festival replaceable pictorial paintings;The main center of the main pole, 10 meters high, hanging lanterns, symbolizing the 360 days of the lunar calendar;There are four light poles at the front entrance, representing four seasons, totaling 365 light poles.In addition, the 1.6-meter-high traditional eight-fairy lamp is set opposite the lantern field, and the traditional 12-zodiac lamp is set to the west.Symbolizes lamp watchers good luck.After the zodiac lamp set up “Aoshan”, also called “lamp mountain”, also with 360 lanterns, arranged successively different “blessing” words.