Zigong lanterns started in Tang and Music Dynasties. In 1964, the Zigong Municipal Folks’s Authorities held the primary Zigong Spring Lantern Pageant Present, which formally opened the prelude to the model growth of Zigong Lantern Pageant.
The Zigong lantern trade has continued its custom and innovation for half a century. It has gone overseas from a small city within the southwest and devoted itself to creating this conventional folks customized a stunning Chinese language cultural enterprise card.
The cultural trade of Zigong lanterns has reached a substantial scale. At current, there are greater than 1,000 enterprises concerned within the lantern enterprise within the metropolis, and the lantern enterprise occupies about 85% of the home market and about 92% of the worldwide market, forming a big trade with an annual output worth of over 5 billion yuan.
From the “Tree of Life” to “Shangyuan Phantasm”, Zigong lanterns amazed the world with their magnificent craftsmanship. Zigong colourful lanterns draw on the strengths of others, combine trendy artwork, use the newest technological means, boldly innovate, and steadily transfer in the direction of the highest of the trade.
In 1990, the Zigong Lantern Pageant went overseas for the primary time and lit up the Chinese language Backyard in Singapore. For greater than 30 years to this point, Zigong lanterns have traveled all around the 5 continents of the world, and have been exhibited in additional than 80 nations and areas. In 2018, Zigong Metropolis grew to become one of many first batches of 13 nationwide cultural export bases in China.
In the course of the Spring Pageant in 2023, the worldwide touring exhibition undertaking of “Lighting the World with Lanterns and Spreading Civilization to the 4 Seas” will proceed to be held in cities akin to Montauban in France, Nashville in the USA, Santiago in Chile, Porto in Portugal, Montreal in Canada and Tokyo in Japan.
Zigong lanterns inform long-lasting Chinese language tales by means of grand lantern teams, carrying the understanding and expression of conventional tradition, lighting up all components of the world, and opening the “window of appeal” to inform Chinese language tales.