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Intangible Cultural Heritages in Chongqing

Intangible Cultural Heritages in Chongqing

Lantern Opera

The background music of Liangshan Lantern Opera is mainly "Pang Tong Tong melody” (also called Liangshan melody), shengge melody and folk melody, among which Liangshan melody is unique. The opera is performed in dialect and in a form of laughing, playing, shaking, pulling, and dancing. There are over 200 lantern opera programs and most are adapted from folk drama or folktale. More

Liang Ping New Year paintings

The Liangping New Year Wood print is one of "Three Treasures" of fine folk arts in Liangping, Chongqing Municipality, together with the bamboo curtain and the lantern opera. It has a history of about 300 years. More

Xiushan Festive Lantern

Xiushan Festive Lantern, is popular among the Tujia people in Xiushan County which is a small town located in the southeast of Chongqing. The art originates from the Tang and Song dynasty, Yuan and Ming dynasty, flourished in the Qing dynasty, developed in the Republic of China and reached its peak after the founding of the People's Republic of China. More