Yellow River lights all set for CNY


  • China
  • Thursday, 16 Jan 2020

Let there be light: Jiuqu Yellow River lights being tested in Zhangye city. — China Daily/ANN

Gansu Province: Jiuqu Yellow River Lights Array, an intangible cultural heritage in Gansu province, will be open to the public from Jan 29 to Feb 11.

The annual activity in Zhangye city is held to celebrate Spring Festival, the traditional Chinese New Year, which falls on Jan 25, and the Lantern Festival, which falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month, this year’s Feb 8.

Preparatory work has entered the final stage.

The lights array originated in rituals during the Shang Dynasty (16th century – 11th century BC), and boasts a heritage with thousands of years of history. — China Daily/ANN

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