Folk cultural activities
Grand Temple Fair Chengdu’s annual Grand Temple Fair is held every year during the Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) in Wuhou Shrine, Jinli, the Culture Park, and several other city parks. The 15-day-long festival showcases both traditional Sichuan folk art and modern fashions of the city.
May 20, 2014
Spring Festival celebration in Chengdu
Fragrance of winter-sweets floats in the air, ornamental trinkets decorate the door, bacon and sausages dangle in the winds on the balcony. Markets, chain stores and supermarkets are swarmed with people busy with choosing goods for Spring Festival.
Jan 30, 2015
Start of Spring
Start of Spring (Li-chun, 立春 in Chinese) is the first term of the 24 solar terms (the supplementary system in the Chinese calendar to guide farm work) and arrives when the sun moves to the celestial longitude of 315 degrees.