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Temple fair, cherry blossoms and fireworks show dazzle in Changsha

Updated: Jan 25, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

Changsha in Central China's Hunan province has launched a series of colorful activities to celebrate the upcoming Spring Festival, which falls on Feb 5.

1. Huogongdian Temple Fair

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With a history of more than 260 years, Huogongdian is famous for offering the most authentic Hunan snacks. [Photo/IC]

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Two foreign visitors learn to make traditional clay figurines at the Huogongdian Temple Fair in Changsha during the Spring Festival in February 2018. [Photo/rednet.cn]

Huogongdian, a temple to worship the god of fire in ancient times, is now a must-see for those who want to experience traditional folk cultures. A grand temple fair featuring a series of traditional folk activities will be held in Huogongdian on festive occasions, like Spring Festival and Lantern Festival.

The temple fair will include a lantern show, lion dances, folk performances, and local delicacies, aiming to showcase folk culture to visitors. Attendeess can enjoy a one-stop travel experience here, covering dining, leisure, and entertainment.

Address: 133 Pozi Street, Tianxin district, Changsha

Key words: Snacks, traditional culture, folk customs

Time: Spring Festival holiday

Price: Free

Transportation: Bus 2, 11, 18, 112, 138, 143, 145, 202, 301, 368, 803, 901 to Former Residence of Jiayi (贾谊故居/Jiayi Guju); or Changsha Subway Line 2 to Wuyi Square (五一广场/Wuyi Guangchang)

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