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The First Lantern Riddles Exhibition of Shengjing Ci'en Temple to be Held on the Lantern Festival
source: Shenyang Daily   2019-02-13 15:52

Guessing lantern riddles on the 15th day of the first lunar month has been a folk custom in Shenyang since long ago. Every Lantern Festival, people make a lot of lantern riddles about Shenyang City. Lantern riddles are loved by people of all social strata in Shenyang.

Ci'en Temple, built in 1628, will hold "The First Lantern Mystery Exhibition of Shengjing Cien Temple". This is the first time for the temple to hold such a large-scale lantern riddle exhibition in 391 years. This exhibition invites the inheritance organization of the intangible cultural heritage--Shenyang Lantern Riddle Society, and the lantern riddle lover from other provinces. They will work with the general public to guess Lantern riddles, celebrate the Lantern Festival, get blessings and wisdom, and celebrate the Spring Festival together. At the same time, Ci'en Temple also prepared some special gifts to reward the event.

Ci'en Temple is located at No.12 Ci'ensi Lane, Danan Street, Shenhe District. The temple was built in Later Jin Dynasty. It has been expanded and repaired in Emperor Shunzhi's reign, in Emperor Daoguang's reign and in the Republic of China. Ci'en Temple is the heritage conservation units on both provincial-level and municipal-level.

Quiz time: February 19, 8:00-14:00

Reporter Chen Fengjun

Editor: 王婷