2016.02.06 - 2016.02.22
Jinsha Site Museum
Themed “Chengdu in Qin (221BC-207BC) & Han (202BC-220AD) Dynasties and Ancient Rome”, the 2016 Chengdu Jinsha Sun Festival will be held at the Jinsha Site Museum. A lot of events including the exhibition “The Eternal City—Splendour of Ancient Rome”, a show of over 40 groups of large lanterns, a flower fair, and dance and music performances, will be right there waiting for you.
The ongoing exhibition “The Eternal City—Splendour of Ancient Rome” displays 233 pieces (sets) of cultural relics of ancient Rome transported from Italy, which present the history, politics and social life of ancient Rome. The lanterns in three groups are titled Chengdu in Qin & Han Dynasties, Splendour of Ancient Rome and Folk Customs of the Chinese New Year respectively, to show the important positions of Chengdu and ancient Rome in the oriental and western history. Classic scenes in the famous movie Roman Holiday will be displayed in the venue of the Festival through illuminations and light sculptures.