Tongliang Dragon Dance appears in Bulgaria
CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- “Tongliang Dragon Dance, as a cultural exchange ‘ambassador’, goes abroad again!” Recently, a “dragon” from Tongliang, Chongqing appeared in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria, where is more than 7,000km away from Tongliang.
It is understood that on June 24, local time, the First Dragon Boat Festival in Bulgaria was launched, and the Dragon Dance Team of Tongliang Dragon Art Troupe was invited to participate in. Tongliang Dragon Dance has gone abroad again after going to more than 30 countries and regions such as France, the United States and Australia to carry out cultural exchanges.
At 10:20 on the same day, a golden dragon jumped into the air in Sofia, Bulgaria, indicating that the First Dragon Boat Festival in Bulgaria kicked off. As one of the national intangible cultural heritages, Tongliang Dragon Dance shows the spiritual outlook and cultural connotation of the Chinese nation, and it is deeply loved by overseas Chinese and Bulgarian.
On June 25, the Chinese Embassy in Bulgaria held the First Dragon Boat Festival appreciation banquet and held a dragon gift ceremony. The Tongliang Delegation presented the golden dragon which is a symbol of friendship and cultural exchange and inheritance to the Embassy to further promote the inheritance and development of traditional Chinese culture.
It is understood that Tongliang Dragon Dance is the first time to participate in cultural exchanges with Bulgaria, carry out a three-day dragon dance performance in Bulgaria, and the Dragon Dance Team will also conduct dragon dance training for the Bulgarian Martial Arts Association. (Translated by Liu Hongyan, Fathom Language Limited)