Chengdu-style Spring Festival in Madrid

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-01-16

Speaking of Chengdu, what do you think of? Cute pandas, delicious food, classic shadow play, amazing face-changing, the teahouses...well, now you can find all these in Madrid!
With the opening of 2017 "Happy Spring Festival"&" Chengdu Week in Spain" in Madrid, Spanish can enjoy a festival featured with typical Chengdu elements.
On the morning of Jan. 13 (local time), the opening ceremony attracted numerous distinguished guests and reporters, including Mr. Lv Fan, the Chinese Ambassador to Spain and Manuela Carmena, Mayor of Madrid.
The display to show the charm of Chengdu Intangible Cultural Heritage such as paper-cutting and shadow play drew wide attention and the wonderful performance made a sensation among the audience and pushed the ceremony to a climax.
As the honored guest at the opening ceremony, Mayor of Madrid Manuela Carmena delivered a speech and expressed her hope to deepen mutual exchanges and cooperation between Chengdu and Madrid in more fields, "The amazing show today made me want to buy a ticket to fly to Chengdu!"
On the afternoon of the same day, exhibition hall of Chengdu culture and tourism officially opened to the public in the famous Plaza Mayor in Madrid and soon received a lot of visitors.
The panda-themed sculptures outside the exhibition hall are so popular with the tourists around the world.
Guillermo Ospina, from Colombia and now living in New York City, traveled to Madrid and was attracted to the exhibition hall. Fascinated by the paper-cutting as well as the charm of Chengdu, he said excitedly: "I have traveled a lot of places but I have never been to China. I hope to visit China this year and without doubt, Chengdu will be my first stop!"

Direct Air Links between Chengdu and Madrid, Dubai Open

On December 16, Beijing Capital Airlines launched the Hangzhou-Chengdu-Madrid air route, and one day later, Sichuan Airlines opened a non-stop link between Chengdu and Dubai.

Dec 25, 2016

Chengdu Media Delegation Visits Spain (1): Panda Mania in Madrid

At the beginning of 2017, a media delegation from Chengdu visited Madrid, the first stop of its Spanish tour to expand cultural exchange between Chengdu and the Spanish city.

Jan 13, 2017

First IMAX 3D panda film starts shooting in SW China

Panda lovers can expect more spectacular views of the bear in cinemas as the first IMAX 3D panda documentary began filming on Tuesday in Sichuan.

Jan 20, 2017

Laba Festival: Count-down to Spring Festival

Laba Festival is here, the Spring Festival is around the corner.

Jan 24, 2018

2017 Donghu Arts Festival

The ongoing 3rd Donghu Arts Festival, to last till Feb. 19, brings to the public several theme events including New Year activities, New Year art exhibition, interactive experience activity and Spring Festival carnival.

Jan 09, 2017

Share to WeChat Close
Scan via WeChat!

About Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Link to Us | Contact Us

蜀ICP备14024942号-1 Go成都 www.gochengdu.cn