ICH Festival Coming Soon

Authors: Go Chengdu

2017-06-06

The 6th International Festival of Intangible Cultural Heritage (IFICH) will be held June 10-18 in Chengdu International ICH Park.
A preview of the cultural pageantry, based on the information from the Information Office of Chengdu Municipal People's Government, will help you know more about and better appreciate the relevant programs during the period.
Exhibitions, conferences, forums, competitive activities, shows and folk performances involving participants from 105 countries and regions and international organizations will be staged during the event to offer a grand visual feast to visitors.
Let's have a look of the highlights of the Festival:
Opening Ceremony
The ceremony will mark the celebration of the Cultural and Natural Heritage Day and unveil a variety of displays and activities.
International Forums & Conferences
The forums and conferences will focus on the world's sustainable development in intangible cultural heritage.
World Perspectives
The Festival will focus on human cultural diversities, with traditional handicrafts displays and colorful folk cultural performances.
Showcase of Chinese Culture
The Festival will put on shows highlighting cultures and customs with Chinese characteristics, including the Chinese 24 solar terms, dragon boat racing, poetry reciting, peony show and so on.
Chinese Art Performances
There will be 86 performances by 34 teams from China featuring to cover a wide range of traditional music, dances, operas and other folk art forms.
Handicrafts and Kungfu Shows
There will be exhibitions of representative works of traditional designs and handicrafts, as well as martial art shows.
Exhibitions of Local Culture and Art
There will be exhibitions and performances of Chengdu arts and crafts.
Free Admission
Admission to the event and all programs during the period will be free but visitors must get the tickets at the entrance of the park. The opening hours will be 9:00 am-5:30 pm. Traffic to the venue is easy, including several bus lines and Chengdu Metro Line 4.

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