2015.04.04 - 2015.04.06
Performing Ground of the real-life performance of Ways of Dujiangyan (道解都江堰 in Chinese)
The 2015 China-Dujiangyan Water Releasing Festival will be held in Dujiangyan City in northwestern Chengdu April 4-6. The city of Dujiangyan is named after the world famous ancient irrigation system, which is still in use. The Dujiangyan Irrigation System has benefited the people of the Chengdu Plain for over two thousand years and the water releasing festival is held every year to commemorate the builders of the system and mark the beginning of a busy spring season.
Five performances will be staged at the main venue during the festival, highlighting the harmonious relationship between the people in western Sichuan and the Minjiang River.
A water channel along the Minjiang River has been made to be the stage for performances portraying the water releasing rituals in the old times.
Various other performances will be shown during the festival at the Guanxian Ancient Town, the Dujiangyan Scenic Spot and the Qingcheng Mountain Scenic Spot.
Representation of Water Releasing Ceremony
Time: 10:30 am & 3:00 pm, Apr. 4 - Apr. 6
Venue: Performing Ground of the real-life performance of Ways of Dujiangyan (道解都江堰 in Chinese)