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Intangible Cultural Heritage of Dragon Culture

Anju Ancient City is the hometown of Chinese Dragon Dance and has a rich heritage of dragon culture. Dragon boat races were held in this area as early as the ancient dragon festival and there was Dragon Dance performed in the Han Dynasty (202 BC-220 AD). There are more than 20 varieties of Tongliang's Dragon Dance, including Giant Wiggling Dragon, Fire Dragon, Straw Dragon, Vitex Dragon, Bench Dragon, Zheng Dragon, Bamboo Dragon and Lotus Dragon, among which Giant Wiggling Dragon and Fire Dragon are the most characteristic. Tongliang Dragon Dance has become the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage and appeared in many major domestic celebrations such as the 35th, 50th and 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. It has also been to more than 20 countries and regions such as the United States, Britain and France for cultural exchanges.

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The ancient city of Anju has a long history and many historic sites. As early as 20,000 years ago, ancestors lived here. In the Han Dynasty, a village was formed. In the Sui and Tang Dynasties, it has formed a waterway in the lower reaches of the Fujiang River. It has experienced the bumpy history of abandoning twice and building a county three times. The first county was established in the eighth year of the Kaihuang Emperor of Sui Dynasty, that is, in AD 588. It was named after a Chishui source in the territory. Chishui County. In the fourth year of Xining in the Northern Song Dynasty, it was frequently abandoned due to wars and was restored in the seventh year of Xining in the Northern Song Dynasty. It was not abandoned again until the Yuan Dynasty.

Address: Anju ancient city,

Tongliang District, Chongqing