Chengdu as the Main Venue, Branch Venues Set up in Liangshan, Aba and Ganzi for the first time.
Reporter learns from the sixth Sichuan Minority Nationality Arts Festival conference on July, 12th that the sixth Sichuan Minority Nationality Arts Festival is to be held on September, 25th. Chengdu is to be the main venue and the festival will also set up branch venues in Liangshan, Aba and Ganzi for the first time.
This Minority Nationality Arts Festival is co-hosted by the Department of Culture of Sichuan Province, Ethnic Affairs Commission of Sichuan Province and Chengdu Municipal Government under the theme of Innovation, Prosperity, Harmony and Endeavour . This festival will last five days and hold seven theme activities, including the Opening Ceremony, Closing Ceremony, Artistic Stage Performance of Minority Nationalities, Folk Art Tour Performance, Exhibition of Fine Arts, Calligraphy and Photography, Folk Culture and Art Fair, Special Performance of Gratitude Sending to the Grassroots and Folk Culture Forum.
At present, all preparations for the festival are in full swing.
The Sichuan Minority Nationality Arts Festival was initiated and co-hosted by the Department of Culture of Sichuan Province and Ethnic Affairs Commission of Sichuan Province in 1980. The festival is held every four years and the last five festivals were held respectively in Xichang, Kangding, Maerkang, Mianyang and Leshan.