Source: Qinhuangdao Glass Museum
On the afternoon of September 28, 2019, “Qinhuangdao Shadow Play Exhibition--Legend of Light and Shadow hosted by the Bureau of Tourism, Culture, Radio and Television of Qinhuangdao, and organized by Qinhuangdao Glass Museum kicked off at the Exhibition Hall of Qinhuangdao Glass Museum.
The opening ceremony was presided over by Guo Huiyu, director of the Municipal Glass Museum. Zhang Limin, deputy director of the Municipal Glass Museum, gave an introduction of the exhibition. Liu Yanguang, deputy director of the Municipal Bureau of Tourism, Culture, Radio and Television, delivered a speech. Yan Legeng, director of the Municipal Cultural Relics Management Office, Zhang Xiangdong, the inheritor of the national intangible cultural heritage, and Yang Mingzhong, the inheritor of the provincial intangible cultural heritage, attended the opening ceremony.
After the opening ceremony, the intangible cultural heritage inheritor Yang Mingzhong and his team brought the shadow play performance Yue Fei(Loyalty and Patriotism) to the public, attracting more than 300 audiences to watch.
Visitors are experiencing shadow puppet sculpture after watching the shadow play.
In addition to the performances of the shadow play, the museum also prepared four intangible cultural heritage displays, including traditional sugar painting, Luban lock, clay sculpture, and epigraphy. Questionnaires on the knowledge related to shadow play and National Day also attracted the public’s participation.
The exhibition takes the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China as an opportunity, to promote the intangible heritage and local culture in the new forms of physical display, scene restoration and performance interaction from the origin of the shadow film, inheritance, creation of good work, and classics, so that we can appreciate the charm of the shadow play while feeling the historical changes and the development of the times, and thus inherit and promote the regional culture. The Qinhuangdao Shadow Play Exhibition--Legend of Light and Shadow will be lasted to February 25, 2020. During the period, a number of experience activities, such as shadow play performances and live shadow production, will be presented.
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