Folk culture performances warm up for Hangzhou Asian Games
On March 7, the 200-day countdown to the Hangzhou Asian Games, the theme activity "Our Asian Games, Our Grand Event, Our Village Gala" was successfully held in the Asian Games Village.
Taishun's puppet show, along with many other performances with local characteristics of Zhejiang and China, were performed on site.
As a local folk show in Taishun county, Zhejiang province, Taishun puppet show is one of the China's national intangible cultural heritage.
The Tea Picking Dance, a puppet show created by the composer Zhou Dafeng in Taishun County, was named as "excellent teaching material in Asia-Pacific region" by UNESCO in 1983. In 2016, it surprised the world at the Hangzhou G20 Gala.