- Category: Top News
- Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017 06:35
On April 16th, as part of the Ningbo Cultural Industry Expo, the first Gaoqiao Party was staged in Gaoqiao Town, which has a history of 800 years.
Gaoqiao Party consisted of three sections, “Ode on Ancient Sages”, “Local Customs” and “Chinese Dream”.1200 participants from the town formed 33 teams, showing distinctions and attractions of Gaoqiao customs by many folk performances.
It is reported that Gaoqiao Party originated in the Southern Song Dynasty in commemoration of the anti-Jin victory and was held in the third lunar month every year. Since the last one in 1947, Gaoqiao Party has not been held for 70 years