Cultural Banquet for the Spring Festival
- Category: Culture Ningbo
- Published: Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:18
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The Municipal Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television has been trying to make the cultural activities accessible by the people and benefit the people in 2014. In the past year, it has expanded the media channels for Natural Stage such as square, hall, theatre and TV. It also further upgraded public cultural service brands like Tianyi Classroom, Tianyi Library, Stars Gallery, Star Classroom and lecture exhibition. In the whole year, more than 6000 cultural shows have been held; the 331 project has been promoted to play films for the people, which set up 204 domestic sites for film playing, 58 public film bases and 54 digital film halls in the countryside. It also carried out books delivery service for the rural people. With the service, the books people ordered will be delivered to them. In the past year, more than 300 thousand books have been borrowed and renewed.
Firstly, cultural performances. From the start of Spring Festival to Lantern Festvial, Ningbo Performance and Art Group have prepared local operas include: Yue Operas like He Wenxiu, River of Flowers, the legend of a scholar, Birthday Party, Gentleman of Flower, Three Visits to the Emperor’s Sister and A Dream of Glory; Yong Operas like the Story of a Snail Girl, the Moon on Spring River, Pearl Pagoda, the Mother Is Going to Remarry, Borrow Wife, Yang Naiwu and Xiao Baicai, and the Separated Couple. The operas will be shown in theaters such as Ninghai Theatre, Yuyao Longshan theatre, Jiangbei Cultural Hall, Baiyu Experimental Theatre, Xiangshan Cultural Center, Jiangshan Lion Hill Theatre, Ningbo Poly Theatre, Zhenhai Hall, Zhenhai Cultural and Art Center and Qiuga Theatre.
Secondly, exhibitions. Ningbo Museum will hold a 7-day activity during the Spring Festival, including paper-cutting show, couplet show, Guzheng Playing, Magic Show and Shadow Play. Tianyi Pavilion Museum will hold exhibitions and salons like Li Caijiao Painting Show and Sheng Yuanlong Painting Show. Besides, it will also launch a series of activity called “Our Festival”, including photograph contest, spring couplets by Young calligraphers and 2015 Spring Concert. There is also a lecture about the traditional food of Spring Festival.
Thirdly, movies. Ningbo Yingdu Cinema, Minguang Cinema, Times Cinema, Wanda Cinema and Haishang Cinema have prepared animations like the Hero of Color Cities, Monkey King: Hero Is back, Big Hero 6; adventure movies like Wolf Totem; comedies like An Inspector Calls and the Wonderful Wedding; Science Fiction like Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part1; action movies like Dragon Blade and Wolf Warriors.