After the slight cold, the December begins.
Old streets, old houses and river of small towns.
Wake up in the strong flavor of the year.
The Chinese New Year belongs to the people of the south of the Yangtze River. It is always so busy.
This new year in China, Wuzhen is more lively than last year. In addition to the past year's Water Lantern festival, long street banquet,the Lamb Cusine, these most classic Wuzhen folk activities, this year's water fair also has the New Year's fair - North and South dry goods, special food, New Year snacks, to ensure that you have a lively New Year in Wuzhen!
Wuzhen Water Lantern Festival: Light up the Chinese Year!
Time: January 28, 2019 - February 19 (Lunar New Year's Eve - Lantern Festival)
What is the most embarrassing thing about Wuzhen in this Spring Festival? It must be a more vivid Wuzhen Water Lantern Festival than VR. The night is awkward. People walk in the beautiful scenery of the waters, such as in a real story dream.
The water lanterns in Wuzhen will continue from the small night to the Lantern Festival (January 28-February 19). The scenic spots are carefully arranged in the areas of Yuanbao Lake, Andufang, Longyantian and Yuelao Temple near the boardwalk. Playful large lamp group, a total of more than 300 lanterns: double flying, more than a year, Longteng Shengshi, Wuzhen 12 folk custom, Ba Jie 娶 pro, Bai bird phoenix and dragon and phoenix cloth, the lamp is as famous, lifelike, with thick New Year's atmosphere and graceful waters.
This year, the “Water Lantern Festival” in Wuzhen will still be unveiled in the December of the Lunar New Year. At that time, the friends who come to Wuzhen will appreciate the dreams of the unique Jiangnan rhyme.
Chinese New Year Fair: Looking for the lively market in Local Wuzhen
Time: January 28th - February 19th, 2019 (Lunar New Year's Eve - Lantern Festival)
Location: Wuzhen West Scenic Zone, Water Market
During the Spring Festival, every household has to prepare the New Year's Goods. Would you like to experience Wuzhen's market?
From the beginning of New Year's Eve, Wuzhen's water fair incarnated as New Year's Fair, bringing a rather unique lively market atmosphere for Jiangnan people to celebrate the festival. Xigai's water market is commonly known as the old market. Farmers in eight neighboring villages bring their own fresh fruits, vegetables and old Wuzhen wine to the fore of the boat to trade here. The villagers shout, the crowd is bustling and lively.
This year in China, Wuzhen has once again set up a lively New Year's Fair to give you a taste of Jiangnan people's shopping. As soon as the water fair opens, visitors come from all directions. In addition to the agricultural products that can be traded, of course, there are all kinds of snacks, delights and other fresh things in the market.
Fried spring rolls, sweet potatoes like eggs, stewed lotus root, baked sweet potatoes, fried babaobao rice, sweet-scented osmanthus soup dumplings, fried Maxi dumplings, fried rice cakes and other New Year's delicacies with Jiangnan characteristics will be found in the bazaar. Nearby the water stage, a Wuzhen folk exhibition hall, paper-cut, lanterns, Spring Festival couplets are specially arranged. All gathered here. Every afternoon, there are many special New Year's games in Wuzhen, which celebrate the Spring Festival with joy.
Long Street Banquet: Shuige family gathers year after year!
Time: February 5 - February 9, 2019 (January 1 - January 5)
In Wuzhen, the most important thing you can't miss is the Long Street Banquet. Tourists from all over the world gathered happily, and the hot pot pushed the atmosphere to its climax.
In the past, Wuzhen used to use the word "100 households as a square and 10,000 households as a city". This is why the saying "neighborhood" came into being. During the Spring Festival, large families with abundant financial resources will hold banquets in the workshop, inviting a large number of neighbors and friends to eat with passers-by and share one year's luck and good luck. Everyone set up tables and chairs along the street with good wine and dishes and bowls and chopsticks, which became a steaming long street banquet.
Old Wuzhen often held "Spring Festival Long Street Banquet", And the "Spring Festival Long Street Banquet" is particularly grand. Zhao Huan, a poet of the Ming Dynasty, once described in his poems of Wuqing Town, Fangxiang and Lane: "Long streets are two or three miles away, and fragrant dust streets rise day by day."
Many famous actors and actresses have come to eat, Huang Lei, Wang Luodan, Haiqing... Here, there is no star halo, all of us are strangers in the world gathered together, sitting around a long table lined up word by word, in front of the steaming purple copper hot pot, talking and laughing between chopsticks and chopsticks fresh Wuzhen mutton, sauce hoofs, happy eggs entrance, and a cup of three strong liquor, unforgettable for life.
Jiangnan Folklore: An Unmissable Folklore Carnival
Time: January 28 - February 11, 2019 (Lunar New Year's Eve - the seventh day of the first lunar month)
In Wuzhen New Year, lively and interesting traditional folk activities are indispensable. On New Year's Eve 30, the water fair on sunny days, the volunteer's home on rainy days, the incense-worship case is arranged, and the Nien Shen card and eight dishes, eight fruits and eight cakes prepared early are put on.
Degao's elders recited sacrifices as priests, and the two worshippers stood around him: drinking, waxing, incense burning, worship, and then distributed Shunfeng cakes and Shunfeng wine to the people watching the ceremony, sharing the best blessings from the town gods.
◆Fortune and Share the Luck
There are also special tours during the New Year's Day. Every afternoon, the God of wealth and Gods take pictures in the old street. They randomly give lucky tourists "blessings and share the luck" along the street.
◆New year's boat
On the water, the boat decorated with joy carries the New Year's congratulations of the boat's crew, and the Xishi River greets visitors and friends on New Year's Day.
◆White Lotus Temple Ceremony
If you want to be a real "Wuzhen people", you can walk along the old street to Bailian Pagoda. In front of the pagoda, four prayer drums stained with the spirit of the town stand steadily, and the simple and sincere prayer cards can be taken home as handletters. Every afternoon, the lucky turntable lottery in front of Bailian Temple starts on time. Good Spring Ceremony is waiting for you to pick it up.~
The lamb in the south of the Yangtze River are also absolute. When we go to Wuzhen, the fresh and tender lamb can be regarded as a white trip. During the Chinese New Year, in Xigai Tea Art Street, the most delicious local dishes, such as stir-fried, soup and pot, are hot and tempting.
Harvest Year in Wu Village: Treasure of the Year of China hidden in the village
Time: January 28 - February 19, 2019 (Lunar New Year's Eve - Lantern Festival)
During the Spring Festival, there will always be traditional delicacies in the village to reward oneself for one year's hard work. The grain grain in the barn has been piled up. The bacon in the New Year is just dried. The fragrance of the new rice is emitted in the stone mill. In the farmers in the south of the Yangtze River, they always make some New Year's cakes at home, cut a few kilograms of meat with local eggs to make some happy eggs.
Wuzhen's New Year is a bright color in the south of the Yangtze River. During the Spring Festival of 2018, a snack market was opened in Wucun Village, Wuzhen. Sweet orange cake, soft glutinous tangyuan, Wucun welcoming tea and other rural snacks, you can taste here. You can find it here, some of which are unique to the village.
In order to let the friends who come to the village to experience the tradition of rural New Year's celebration, the village also launched on-site hand-made New Year's Cake and on-site hand-made Dingsheng Cake, making happy eggs and other interactive experience activities of the Spring Festival, Wucun accommodation guests and leisure tourists can experience free of charge.
In addition, Wu Village, as a rural leisure tourism resort with characteristics of accommodation, catering, entertainment and leisure activities, adopts the one-price package model. This year's New Year's Day, a winter camp called "Returning to Grandpa's Family for the New Year" has been set up for family groups, so that parents and children can spend a full and happy New Year in the rich winter camp activities.
- Custom Experience-
Experience the traditional Chinese New Year's cake, window-cutting, pulp painting, making happy eggs, night talk and other Chinese folk customs, and recapture the traditional rural culture in fun.
- Farming Experience-
Children can have access to agronomic knowledge that they did not know in school, get close to nature, and get to know the rich and interesting crops in the countryside. Following the farmer uncle to learn farming, planting, harvesting and other skills, experience the original rural life.
- Interesting sports-
Long rope skipping, finger pressing relay test team cooperation ability; square dance, piggy race, experience the fun of winter outdoor sports; badminton, key kicking, experience the tension of sports competition.
- Thematic New Year's Eve-
Night theme parties, villagers from all over the country gathered together to carnival, lively New Year. Talk about the story of the Spring Festival in my hometown at night, and enjoy music, dance and games at the Party of the Year of the Pig.
The so-called Spring Festival, whether reunion or happy reunion, has never changed. As we grow older, we may come from all over the world, and the moment of reunion seems to be more cherished. Enjoying lanterns, tasting goats and goats, and experiencing traditional Jiangnan New Year customs, come to Wuzhen and celebrate the Chinese New Year together.
Keyword:Chinese New Year, Wu Village,Long Street Banquet