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Spring Festival folk market opens in Tianjin


Updated: 2023-01-13


A lion dance is presented in Happy Jin shopping mall in Tianjin on Wednesday to welcome Spring Festival. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

A special market for Spring Festival, with the theme of intangible cultural heritage — the first of its kind in Tianjin — opened on Wednesday and will be open until Wednesday in Happy Jin shopping mall.

Organized by the downtown Hexi district government, the market features more than 150 varieties of goods that have been recognized as a national or local intangible cultural heritage or that are associated with local folk customs.


Two visitors appreciate a handmade golden rooster sculpture. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Some interactive events between folk artists and visitors will boost the festive atmosphere, and art show, including folk dance and calligraphy, are also being presented.

This year, the traditional Spring Festival is due to fall on Jan 22, and the hustle and bustle has returned to the city.


Calligraphers present their skills and write New Year couplets — blessings for an auspicious new year for visitors. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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