Qiuse (also named as Autumn Color) is a traditional folklore activity in Foshan and a national intangible cultural heritage project with a history of more than 600 years. Since 2010, Foshan Qiuse Parade is held once a year in autumn season in Foshan, which is widely loved by citizens.
In the evening of October 31th, six floats of Foshan Qiuse lighted up! Qiuse Parade, known as the best part of the events was held tonight and tomorrow night. As a classical part of Qiuse Parade, in addition to the traditional floats that symbolize people's best wishes like “Foshan Rhythm”, designers also included the elements of “the 40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening up” and “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area”. 43 exciting performances, 6 beautiful floats attracted lots of audience.
From November 1st to 4th, 43 intangible cultural heritage projects will be unveiled in Foshan Lingnan Tiandi. Among them, Hunan printing and dyeing technology, Hainan coconut carving and Sichuan Chengdu lacquer art are state-level intangible cultural heritage projects. Don’t forget to have a look!
The 2018 Foshan Qiuse Competition began in March and had lasted for nearly 8 months. It had organized 17 intangible cultural heritage projects with more than 600 students. The award-winning students brought their own paper-cut, embroidery and other vivid traditional works to form a "Qiuse Competition" team and appeared in the parade.
During the Intangible Cutural Heritage Week, excellent Qiuse Parade projects will be sent to the four districts in Foshan, including Nanhai, Shunde, Gaoming and Sanshui, so that the residents of Foshan five districts could share the joy of Qiuse.