23rd Sichuan Mianzhu New Year Painting Festival Kicks Off

|ChinaNews|Published:2024-02-05 18:03:41

On February 2nd, the 23rd Mianzhu New Year Painting Festival of Sichuan Province opened. Citizens and tourists from all over the country came to Mianzhu to witness the grandeur of Mianzhu's folk customs for welcoming the Spring Festival.

Parade scene [Photo by Wang Yichao]

Mianzhu New Year Painting originated in the Northern Song Dynasty and is also known as Mianzhu woodblock New Year Painting. It is named after Mianzhu City in Sichuan Province, which is known as the "hometown of bamboo paper".