Busy selling new year goods, writing huichun by hands, cooking fried dumplings.....As the Chinese New Year is on its way, the atmosphere of Chinese New Year also makes people look forward to the brand new lunar year!
In the last two weeks, we have introduced Foshan flower markets and Foshan characteristic souvenirs. Today, we are going to show you Huichun Street and Foshan woodcut new year pictures that bring the best Chinese New Year mood to people!
Huichun is the tradition that is never forgotten in Foshan. Chinese ink writing on red long papers, when holding in hands, your finger may also get red accidentally.
Because this is a tradition in Chinese New Year, when you discover many pairs of huichun on street, you will immediately realize that, Chinese New Year is coming!
A culture needs a medium. As for Foshan huichun, it is carried by Huichun Street. Compared with other places in Foshan, Huichun Street seems to have the best atmosphere of Chinese New Year. The reason may be the existence of Qilou. The appearance of huichun gives the warmth and feelings to Qilou.
Foshan's woodcut new year pictures
When spending Chinese New Year in Foshan, you can not only enrich your experience with the most traditional hand-writing huichun and Foshan’s woodcut new years that is combined with new online buzzwords.
"saying goodbye to single life” new year picture
Foshan woodcut new year picture is one of China's top four woodcut new year pictures, along with Tianjin's Yangliuqing new year picture, Suzhou's Taohuawu new year picture and Weifang's Yangjiafu new year picture.
KK is teaching a vistor how to make new year picture.
Historically speaking, new year picture is the symbol of Chinese New Year. Every household would put on the new year pictures when Chinese New Year came. As time goes, woodcut new year pictures that used to protect every household in Foshan are gradually forgotten. Fortunately, the municipal inheritor, Liu Zhongping (KK) of Foshan woodcut new year picture uses online buzzwords to demonstrate the wonderful meanings behind traditional new year pictures.
"In the past, woodcut new year picture is entrusted with people’s wishes to wonderful life. For example, Guan Yu (the god of door) is to protect the peace of the family, while He He Er Xian (the god of happiness) is to bless the life between husband and wife remain happy....”KK told us the stories behind woodcut new year pictures.
"earning 100 million" new year picture
KK doesn’t think she has made much innovation on woodcut new year picture. She just rephrased woodcut new year picture in a “less grand” way, making it a new fashion and favourable to the young people. Therefore, KK created the new fashion new year picture such as, “saying goodbye to single life”, "pass every exam”, and “earning 100 million” and etc, which were purchased by many people.
"pass every exam" new year picture
Traditional hand-writing huichun and new fashion woodcut new year picture, both refer to the best wishes of Foshan people to the brand new lunar year. Tradition and new fashion make Chinese New Year in Foshan special for you and me!!!