8th Du Fu Culture Festival
TIME:
2017.01.23 - 2017.02.12
COST:
RMB30
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Du Fu’s Thatched Cottage Museum
Du Fu's Thatched Cottage Museum on Jan. 23 will kick off the 8th Du Fu Culture Festival and the activity of Visit Du Fu's Old Residence on the 7th day of Chinese lunar year's 1st month. The festival will last till Feb. 12.
Du Fu (712-770) is a famous Chinese poet of the Tang Dynasty (618-907). Visiting the Du Fu's Thatched Cottage on the 7th day of Chinese lunar year's 1st month is a popular tradition in Chengdu. A large ceremony to worship Du Fu will be held.
Many activities will be held during the period, including a Chinese calligraphy exhibition and bonsai art exhibition. A number of Fuwa Kids (Fuwa, 福娃 in Chinese, means good-luck child) will deliver gifts to visitors in the park.