2016.02.05 - 2016.02.22
Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage Museum
The 7th Du Fu Culture Festival and activity Visiting the Du Fu's Thatched Cottage on the 7th Day of the Chinese Lunar Year's 1st Month will be held between Feb. 5th and 22nd at the Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Museum. Du Fu (712-770) is a famous Chinese poet in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The 7th Du Fu Culture Festival consists of five parts, including a ceremony to worship Du Fu, reciting poems on spring, various celebrations, appreciating plum blossoms and a poetry & painting exhibition.
Visiting the Du Fu's Thatched Cottage on the 7th day of the Chinese lunar year's 1st month is a popular tradition in Chengdu. The event in 2016 highlights traditional culture and literature, at which some poetry-themed activities will be held and stones inscribed with Du Fu's poems will be set up at the venue for visitors to appreciate.