Foshan China 2019-10-25
Keyword: Foshan Qiuse Parade
A traditional folk activity lasting for over 600 years
Foshan Qiuse is coming!
Colorful lanterns, simulated objects, wonderful programs
2019 Guangdong (Foshan) Intangible Cultural Heritage Week and Foshan Qiuse Parade is coming! It is also a part of "Lingnan Taste, Foshan Rhythm" the first Foshan Culture and Tourism Happy Season series of activities.
On November 1 and 2, two nights in a row, the Qiuse Parade will be staged at Zumiao historical and cultural block of Chancheng District. All processions will start from Zumiao Memorial Gate Square and show the beautiful scenery along the route of about 3.5km.
It is reported that 8 floats with different themes will shine at the parade. What do the floats look like this year? Let's have a look!
Design sketch of "Foshan Rhythm, Lingnan Autumn"
A "phoenix" will be installed at the top of the "Foshan Rhythm, Lingnan Autumn" float with the combination of traditional elements such as auspicious cloud, dragon, calligraphy, etc., which expresses the best wishes of a bumper year and prosperous industry.
Design sketch of "Great Unity of Nations, Rise of China"
Applying the latest LED screen technology, the "Great Unity of Nations, Rise of China" float shows a modern sense. It has dazzling flashing light effect when lighted up and shows the city image of Foshan through screen. At the top of the float, there is a fire formed by lighting technology, sending a booming meaning.
Design sketch of "Realize the Chinese Dream, Strive for a New Era"
This year is the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. Taking this as the theme, the float integrates many elements of urban development. With red as the dominant tone, the float is consist of the Great wall, ornamental column, galloping horse, silk belt and flowers.
Design sketch of "Reform Pioneer, Guangdong Style"
Using newly developed lighting technology, "Reform Pioneer, Guangdong Style" float is in the shape of a sailing boat, composed of Guangzhou Tower, energetic cattle, flying birds and other figures. It focuses on the brilliant achievements and development of Guangdong in the past 70 years and shows "southern Guangdong style" to the audience.
Design sketch of "Praise of the Motherland, New Chapter of Foshan City"
The dragon boat element of "Praise of the Motherland, New Chapter of Foshan City" float is very eye-catching, showing the fighting and united spirit of Foshan people. It also adds the images of Foshan landmark buildings like the Ancestral Temple, Century Lotus Gymnasium, Fang Tower, etc. Combing Lingnan traditional cultural elements, it draws a flourishing picture.
Design sketch of "Magnificent 70 Years, Glorious Revival Road"
Beidou Satellite, astronaut, fighter aircraft, carrier rocket……are all parts of the this float. With beautiful rainbow as its main body, the float carries the great achievements in science and technology since the founding of PRC.
Design sketch of "Join Hands within GBA , Sail for a New Journey"
With the concept of "connection", shaped in continuous lines with colorful flow, the float shows the close integration and joint development of the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area through the landmark buildings of GBA cities.
Design sketch of "Praise New China"
The main building designs on the float are Shanghai, Zhejiang Jiaxing, Jiangxi Jinggangshan, Ruijin, Guizhou Zunyi, Shanxi Yan’an, Hebei Xibaipo and Beijing, eight areas that have significant importance to the founding of PRC, which comes through an arduous journey.
Many years ago, the colorful lanterns were mainly made of bamboo strips and paper. Nowadays, this traditional Foshan intangible cultural heritage is shining again with new technology.
2019 Foshan Qiuse
A visual feast of magnificent light and colors