"Amidst the roaring firecrackers, the old year has passed; the warm spring breeze has brought the New Year, and people are happily drinking the newly brewed Tusu wine." Pasting Spring couplets has been a time-honored custom in Spring Festival, the most ceremonious traditional festival of the Chinese nation. As the 2021 Spring Festival approaches, the Spring Festival Activity in 2021 - Global Solicitation of Spring Festival Couplets for Chinese City Wall officially kicks off recently, sponsored by the Yinglian Society of China and the Activity Organizing Committee of Global Solicitation of Spring Festival Couplets for Chinese City Wall. The Organizers of the activity include Xi'an City Wall Management Committee, Jingzhou Museum, Cultural Relics Bureau of Xiangyang City, Hubei, Ancient City Protection Commission of Gusu District,Suzhou, Kaifeng Songdu Ancient City Wall Scenic Area Management Co., LTD., Datong Ancient City Protection and Development Center, and Zhengding County Culture, Radio, Television, Sports and Tourism Bureau, Hebei, assisted by Xi'an Qujiang City Wall Travel Development Co., LTD. and Yinglian Society of Xi'an.
It's understood that from this day until November 30, a total of 63 couplets will be screened for 54 city walls of Xi'an in Shaanxi, Jingzhou in Hubei, Xiangyang in Hubei, Suzhou in Jiangsu, Kaifeng in Henan, Datong in Shanxi and Zhengding in Hebei after being reviewed by the Yinglian Society of China.
By closely connecting city walls, the special cultural carrier with couplets, the unique folk customer of China, this activity is designed to make for the splendor of traditional culture. The Spring Festival Activity in 2021 - Global Solicitation of Spring Festival Couplets for Chinese City Wall is under way, and we are looking forward for your unique talents to add charm to the "China City Wall".
For more information, please follow the official WeChat/Weibo account "Meet the City Walls" of Xi'an City Wall, as well as the official messages of city walls of Zhengding, Datong, Suzhou, Kaifeng, Xiangyang and Jingzhou.
You can send your Spring Festival couplets to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate the names of the city and city gate in your works submitted.