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“Shining Hong Kong • Shantou Comeback” Cultural Festival Kick off in Hong Kong
Date: 2023-05-25      Source: Shantou Daily


On May 24, the “Shining Hong Kong • Shantou Comeback” Cultural Festival, which was sponsored by Shantou Municipal People's Government and co-organized by Shantou Overseas Friendship Association and the Federation of HK Shantou Community Organizations, kicked off in Hong Kong. The Cultural Festival will continue until May 31. By organizing a variety of themed events with rich contents during the Cultural Festival, Shantou will tell its true stories well and make its voices heard.

Shantou Culture and Art Exhibition of Qiaopi (Correspondences between Overseas Chinese and People at home) is the “big story” of this Cultural Festival. The on-site “Qiaopi Author” and “Qiaopi Bearer”, as well as the standard three-piece set -- bath cloth, bamboo basket, and umbrella props, would the visitors to immerse themselves in the strong Teochew customs and overseas Chinese recalling. The 46 boards on display consist of three sections, which provide a systematic and comprehensive introduction of more than 160 years of history of Qiaopi cultural relics through innumerable precious historical pictures complemented by written narratives. Nearly 60 precious overseas Chinese Qiaopi and 30 pieces of "Piggy Money (token)" produced in Teochew kilns are also displayed in the showcase.

Source:Shantou Daily, May 25, 2023




来源:汕头日报 2023-5-25

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