Date and time Sat, 17 Jun 2023 13:00 - 16:00 IST Location St Patrick's church, Church Rd, Rathdown Lower, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. About this event To mark the upcoming #DragonBoatFestival, we cordially invite you, your friends, and family to join us at the fourth annual Chinese Character Festival (漢字文化節), hosted by Dublin School of Mandarin Chinese, Taiwan Centre for Mandarin Learning in Ireland, Taiwan Ireland Association, and Taiwan Emergency Assistant Association Ireland. This event promises to be an exciting celebration of Chinese culture, featuring a range of family-friendly games, activities, and competitions with prizes, as well as delicious Taiwanese food available for purchase. Admission is free, but tickets must be reserved in advance. This event is made possible by the Overseas Community Affair Council, the Taipei Representative Office, Dublin School of Mandarin Chinese, and the Taiwan Centre for Mandarin Learning in Ireland. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage of China. Book your free tickets today: 2023 粽藝漢字文化節 4th Edition Duanwu Chinese Character Festival.
01 Hanfu in Suriname Wearing of Hanfu has been popular abroad for some time. However, in this Hanfu-themed cultural event jointly organized by the Chinese Embassy in Suriname and the China Silk Museum, the ambassador to Suriname personally wore Hanfu to promote Chinese Hanfu and silk culture. Hanfu has become an important business card in international cultural exchanges, and its influence continues to expand, reaching out to the world. On the evening of April 30, the Chinese Embassy in Suriname held this Hanfu-themed cultural event, which attracted more than 400 participants, including Surinamese political figures, diplomats from various countries, media and representatives from the overseas Chinese community. Chinese Ambassador to Suriname Han Jing wore Ming-style Hanfu to welcome guests, and in his speech, he emphasized that silk and Hanfu are iconic cultural symbols of Chinese civilization. As representatives of outstanding craftsmanship, silk and Hanfu reflect the prosperity and harmony of ancient China, as well as the unremitting pursuit of a better life by the Chinese nation. Ambassador Han also pointed out that silk and Hanfu represent not only China, but also Suriname and the whole world. The Chinese who settled in Suriname 170 years ago have inherited Chinese culture from…
On April 22nd (the 3rd day of the 3rd lunar month), the 5th Hua Fu Day will be grandly held at Yuanmingyuan Park in Beijing. Simultaneously, sub-activities will be held by Xi'an Museum, Jinan Daming Lake, Changsha Tongguanyao Ancient Town, and Yangzhou Slender West Lake Scenic Area. Enjoy the Hanfu show, stroll around the national trend market, listen to cultural lectures, and experience Chinese-style beauty makeup. About Hua Fu Day China Hua Fu Day is held on the 3rd day of the 3rd lunar month every year. According to legend, this day is the birthday of Yellow Emperor, the ancestor of the Chinese nation, and also a traditional festival of the Han ethnic group in ancient times called "Double Third Festival". Therefore, the choice of the 3rd day of the 3rd lunar month each year as "Hua Fu Day" aims to not forget our roots and continue to move forward. The culture of China, which has been passed down for 5,000 years, is rich and profound, with a wealth of costume and dress culture. The purpose of China Hua Fu Day is to share Chinese clothing and communicate Chinese culture both domestically and internationally. Previous venues of China Hua Fu…
The first Chinese National Costume Exhibition and Sichuan-Langzhong Hanfu Festival were successfully held in the ancient city of Langzhong, leaving wonderful memories of Hanfu in this thousand-year-old city! With Hanfu as the theme and intangible cultural heritage as the core, this event contains more than 40 activities such as costume square show of each dynasty, traditional etiquette display, thematic cultural activities, intangible cultural heritage seminar, hanfu design competition launching ceremony, hanfu wedding, hanfu matchmaking conference; Hanfu Culture Week initiator and famous lyricist Fang Wenshan visited the event and gave a speech. The Sichuan-Langzhong Hanfu Festival attracted tens of thousands of hanfu culture enthusiasts and tourists from all over the country, enhancing the cultural tourism awareness of Langzhong and injecting new vitality into the cultural tourism industry of Langzhong. Langzhong Hanfu Festival is an event aimed at promoting traditional Chinese culture and passing on Hanfu culture. As an event held by the creative team of Hanfu Culture Week advocated by Fang Wenshan, it has been successfully held for several sessions and attracted a large number of participants and followers. It has led to the inheritance and development of hanfu culture. As a hanfu-themed event, Langzhong Hanfu Festival inherits and develops hanfu…
Sichuan-Langzhong Hanfu Festival Event Time: March 18th-20th Venue: Langzhong Ancient City, Sichuan Previously Langzhong government signed cooperation with the Fang Wenshan Hanfu Culture Week team. The march hanfu festival is considered a Langzhong Hanfu Culture Week trial activity. Langzhong Hanfu Festival contains more than 40 sub-events: Chinese traditional popular colors press conference, hanfu design contest launching ceremony, arrow formation drill, armor exhibition, hanfu wedding expo, hanfu make-up styling contest, hanfu live-action drama, hanfu recommendation officer meeting, visitors hanfu parade square, dynasty carnival, river lantern blessing, etc., mainly distributed in three major areas: the scenic spots of the Langzhong, Silk Square, and the Jialing River. Beijing - Ming Culture Festival The Thirteen Tombs of the Ming Dynasty and the Juyong Pass are the concentrated showcases of China's Ming Dynasty history and culture and the World Heritage Site. Beijing Changping District will hold the 3rd Ming Culture Festival during the Qingming Festival. Event Time: April 1 - April 5 Venue: Juyongguan Great Wall Scenic Area April 1, Juyongguan parade, ritual exhibition, and re-enactment of ancient battles. April 2, Ming hanfu costume exhibition, silkworm god sacrifice. April 5, the Changling ritual exhibition, the emperor's traveling ceremonial show. April 1-5, hanfu cultural &…
On the afternoon of February 17, 2023, local time in Venice, the Venice Carnival Hanfu Parade was held in St. Marks Square. This event was organized by the Foreign Affairs Office of the Suzhou Municipal People Government, the Suzhou Culture and Tourism Bureau, the Festival Department of the City of Venice, the Confucius Institute of the University of Venice, and the Venice Carnival Organizing Committee, and hosted by the Suzhou Silk Museum. In the midst of the continuing atmosphere of the Venice Carnival, the models recruited by the Confucius Institute of the University of Venice, dressed in different styles of hanfu, walked through the streets of the city and arrived at St. Mark's Square, attracting the attention of citizens and tourists alike along the way. In St. Mark's Square, the "Hanfu Parade" became the focus of the day, with tourists and Venetians from all over the world enjoying it, taking pictures, and sharing them. The elegant shape of Han Dynasty costumes, the richness and beauty of Tang Dynasty costumes, the simplicity and grace of Song Dynasty costumes, the dignity and splendor of Ming Dynasty costumes, from the Silk Road to the aesthetics of Su-style life, Suzhou and Venice met once…
On the evening of November 27, the Hollywood Christmas Parade was held on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles as scheduled. A total of 5,000 performers participated in the Parade. The Chinese community in Southern California was also invited by the organizers, led by the Southern California Federation of Chinese Associations organization, to send a mega lineup of 160 participants, including dragon and lion dancers, waist drums, martial arts, and cheongsam. Among them, the notable one was the hanfu square formed by 25 Southern California hanfu enthusiasts. The Sino Us Performing Arts Organization selected 25 performers from numerous applicants, covering the age range of 9 to over 50 years old, hoping to introduce Chinese hanfu costumes and traditional Chinese culture to audiences through the parade. The members of the hanfu parade were dressed in typical hanfu costumes of the Tang, Song and Ming dynasties, and they wore fine hair ornaments and head crowns, elegant and gorgeous makeup, full of classical beauty and charm. The martial artist's majesty, the lady's elegance and charm, and the child's innocence and cuteness are displayed in their fullest extent. History and reality seem to melt into one in a flash. Original link
The 10th Chinese National Costume Exhibition and Xitang Hanfu Culture Week will be held in Xitang on November 12, 2022. Lets take a look at the events that you absolutely can't miss this year. Dynasty Carnival Zhou, Han, Jin, Tang, Song, Ming and other dynasties arrays come in order, like a scroll, depicting the appearance of history in detail. After the first ceremony, all the arrays in turn, with the rhythm, slowly march forward, armor arrays, parent-child arrays, etc. Each theme arrays have their own style. Rites and Music Exhibition & Hanfu wedding ceremony The Rites and Music Exhibition will hold traditional ceremonies such as the Rites of Worship, Rites of Archery, etc., showcasing the important components of China's excellent traditional culture and allowing participants to experience the charm of traditional rites culture in all aspects. During the cultural week, the traditional Chinese Hanfu wedding ceremony will be recreated on the riverbank of the ancient town, providing couples with a traditional wedding full of love in Xitang. Xitang Hanfu Events This year's Xitang culture week will launch a number of events: Hanfu Voice, Dubbing Night, Script Entertainment Competition, Hanfu Rite Ambassador Selection, Oriental Aesthetics Makeup Art Friendship Tournament,…
From October 5 to October 6, the 2022 Guo Feng Da Dian (国风大典, Chinoiserie Grand Festival) will be held in Changzhou Oriental Salt Lake City. 20+ celebrities and 150+ Hanfu celebrities will be present. Live photo of 2022 Guo Feng Da Dian:
Ancient China is called “Huaxia”, with “Hua” referring to the elegance of costume and “Xia” the greatness of etiquette. Following the development through the Zhou, Han, Tang and Song dynasties, the costume in the Ming dynasty had distinct Chinese cultural characteristics and was the epitome of Chinese apparel, which had a wide and profound impact on the costume and aesthetics of later dynasties and neighboring countries. The Ming Dynasty had fully restored the costume tradition, which had been inherited for thousands of years. Being magnificent and elegant, the Ming costume is the epitome of Chinese costume culture. Ceremonial court dress was usually worn by civil and military officials at formal and grand occasions such as court meetings. It consisted of court hat, red silk robe, white silk gauze shirt, knee-covering，silk belt, leather belt, etc. Normal court dress, well-known to all, was a symbol of the Ming Dynasty costume, for example, the red silk gauze round-collar robe with subtle pattern and square patches embroidered with cloud and crane design, black silk gauze hat and so on. Festive dress was worn by officials on various festive occasions and in some ceremonial activities. The yellowish-brown linen pleated robe with Feiyu design, woman’s…Original link
Happy early Duanwu Jie! The Flash RAFFLE will host on Redsugarx's discord channels Shi Wai Tao Yuan, in celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival as well as the upcoming summer vacation for everyone. Drawing 3 winners on June 3rd!! First draw prize: 2 sets random hanfu + 2 sets accessories; Second draw prize: 1 set random hanfu + 1 set accessories; Third draw prize: 1 set accessories. For more details, please visit the Discord channel Shi Wai Tao Yuan, or send a private message to Redsugarx! Join the Discord channel Shi Wai Tao YuanOriginal link
The "The Longest Day in Chang'an" theme block in Xi'an is now open! Xi'an's first immersive Tang-style city life district has been unveiled! Six immersive experiences and cultural consumption scenes will awaken your memories of Chang'an. Reproduction of scenes from the drama "The Longest Day in Chang'an" The art team of "The Longest Day in Chang'an" has once again brought their talent by injecting scenes from the drama and Tang Dynasty marketplace culture into the 24,000 square meter commercial space. This is not only a full scene restoration of the drama, but also an industry model for transforming the drama into a cultural tourism project. The "The Longest Day in Chang'an" block combines the plot, characters, props, and story features of the original drama to create a space for experiencing the original Tang market life and a Tang-style themed recreational space for both the elegant and the vulgar to trace the Tang market style and let you experience the daily life of the Tang dynasty. In the theme block, the classic scenes and props from the drama are presented one by one; Zhang Xiaojing, Li Bi, Tan Qi, Xu Hezi, you can also choose a character and leave your own…
On April 20, 2022 UN Chinese Language Day launched a Special Program "China Chic", features a modern take on traditional Chinese heritage, highlighting interactivity, innovation, and youthfulness. The event has attracted hundreds of video works from young people around the world. Among them, the important guest Francesco Pisano (Chair of The Cultural Activities Committee At UNOG) selected a work about Chinese Hanfu costume, which is about the in-depth communication between the famous Chinese actor Luo Yunxi and the Hanfu society. It shows the beauty of Chinese Hanfu and sends good wishes for it. In the video, actor Luo Yunxi shares his experience of wearing Hanfu: "Wearing Hanfu has nothing to do with the shape of your body, just bring your own unique energy to it." Afterward, Luo Yunxi talked to two Hanfu lovers. Zhang Junwei shared the history of Hanfu and some features of Hanfu costumes. "The full name of Hanfu is the traditional costume of the Han nationality, different dynasties have different Hanfu." "The middle seam (in hanfu) has a special meaning, 'When a gentleman is born in the world, he should be honest and impartial.'." Zhang Junwei said. During the conversation with Hanfu enthusiast Lü Xiaowei, she shared…
On the occasion of the cherry blossom festival, the 2nd Sichuan Hanfu Flower Dynasty Festival, will kick off on March 18, at the Phoenix Lake AAAA Tourism Scenic Area, with activities such as the God of Flowers Selection Contest, Hanfu Makeup Contest, coming up.
The 2022 Henan Yuntai Mountain Hanfu Flower Festival will open on March 5. Visitors can tour the spring scenery with the modern Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove, enjoy the flowers sea with the Twelve Flower Gods, and exchange Hanfu culture with 100+ hanfu celebrities. Mountain, streams, lakeside, peach and apricot blossoms, mingle and compete, converging into a beautiful sea of flowers. During the festival, the scenic area of Yundai Mount will hold weekly Chinoiserie-style performances, and there will be Hanfu Games, original real murder mystery game and other activities. Put on your hanfu and come join the event!
Recently, the 2nd China Chengdu International Hanfu Cultural Event - Fashion Festival Branch Tour came to Xiling Snow Mountain, where many Hanfu lovers went to Scenic Area and Mountain Ski Resort to visit, experience, and tour the top of Chengdu and overlook the "Park City under the Snow Mountain". At the event site, more than 30 participants dressed in Chinese hanfu costumes started from the scenic square, went through the ski resort, and took the cable car to the top of the mountain. During the procession, Chen Guangxian, 67 years old, also wore hanfu to visit today, because the look like Du Fu, attracted a large number of tourists to take photos. In line with the principle of "postponement, but no disruptions", the 2nd China Chengdu International Hanfu Cultural Event 2021 will continue to be held in 2022.
The new "Chinese Li Yue Conference" will be held soon! Location: Min Yue Water Town, Fuzhou, Fujian Date: November 12-14, 2021 This year, we will enjoy the charm of the ancient city of Fuzhou. Here are the "Three Lanes and Seven Alleys", which are called "half of China's modern history" and have been formed since the Jin and Tang dynasties, the lush and green scenery of Qishan and Gushan. There are also such delicacies as the Buddha Jumps Over the Wall, Fish ball, Yanpi, Lychee pork, Fuzhou Taro Paste.
The 2021 Guo Feng Da Dian (国风大典, Chinoiserie Grand Festival) has lived up to the expectations of the public by creating an annual Chinoiserie event with more than 30 celebrities and 200 Hanfu celebrities in Changzhou-Oriental Salt Lake City in Jiangsu Province, a landmark of Chinoiserie, traveling back thousands of years and dreaming of the East. From October 1 to October 7, countless Chinoiserie fans experienced an unprecedented legendary journey! As an annual event of the Chinoiserie circle, the 2021 Guo Feng Da Dian continues the tradition to arouse young people's attention to traditional culture and call for more young people to join in the inheritance and dissemination of traditional culture. On October 5-6, there will be a wonderful runway show held. For more videos about the scene, please pay attention to Hanfu Group.
The 19th ChinaJoy will be held in Shanghai New International Expo Center from July 30 to August 2, 2021, and the 2nd Luochang Huafu · Shang (洛裳华服·赏) will be held at the same time as ChinaJoy in 2021. This year's Luochang Huafu · Shang will launch a new event, Luochang Huafu New Talent Competition, which will present a visual feast of Chinese aesthetics through various aspects such as form, grooming, talent and etiquette. It is hoped that through the advantages of the exhibition, more people can understand and accept the diversified Chinese costume culture, and arouse more people's interest and love for Chinese costumes. Watch Luochang Huafu · Shang and enjoy the Chinese charm! As people in today's society pay more attention to traditional Chinese civilization, traditional costumes are gradually coming into the limelight, and the costumes of the Song dynasty are loved for their rich shapes and slim characteristics. Of course, not only the Song Dynasty, but also the costumes of all dynasties have been respected and loved in today's society, and they have a unified name - Hanfu. In recent years, the popularity of Hanfu has been increasing day by day, and wearing Hanfu has become a trend.…