China People's Daily Focuses On Liuyang Fireworks

- Jun 08, 2018-

The millennium industry has seen a new life. Recently, the 2018 China (Liuyang) International Fireworks and Firecrackers Fair was held in Dayao Town, Liuyang City, Hunan Province.

In Litian Square, Dayao Town, commemorating the 1417th anniversary of the birth of the first patriarch Litian, a ceremonial event was held to inculcate cultural heritage and the light of the industry; 800 meters away, the Dayao International Fireworks Trade City, 2018 China (Liuyang) International Fireworks and Firecracker Fair cum The 17th Safety Production Month launch ceremony was held. The "Canton Fair" of the fireworks industry brought together nearly 400 fireworks enterprises to participate in the exhibition to display the latest achievements of the fireworks industry.

From the traditional art of firework production, it was selected into the first national intangible cultural heritage list, to mechanized production, intelligent operation, and to enter the cultural and creative industries. The Liuyang fireworks industry has been renewed, redefining the industry height of “Liuyang in the world of fireworks”.

At the exhibition site, a special fireworks exhibition hall attracted the attention of the majority of visitors.

In this special pavilion, under the reflection of acoustic and electro-optical effects, the “Break time journey” was opened. Hand-crafted techniques from the millennia ago demonstrated the “artillery heart” forever; machinery replaces manpower, and technology has given birth to intelligence. With the mission of “safety and environmental protection”, the “beautiful genes” of the joyous world are still being unleashed; the journey of “One Belt and One Road” has embarked on a journey to compete against a globalized market, and fireworks have also become a traditional Chinese culture while spreading the world's attention. The messenger...

Firecrackers are characteristic of China's traditional folk culture and have been in existence for thousands of years. "Chinese Industrial Records" records that "fireworks" began in the Tang Dynasty, flourished in the Song Dynasty, and originated in Liuyang." In 1933, fireworks and firecrackers from Liuyang exhibited at the Chicago World Expo and won prizes, which further expanded the influence of Chinese firework fireworks overseas.

In 1995, Liuyang was awarded the title of "Hometown of Chinese Fireworks" by the State Council. Liuyang Fireworks was listed as a local industrial protection project. In 2006, Liuyang fireworks art was listed in the National Intangible Cultural Heritage List.

Increased mechanization speeds up the pace of intelligent robots to create fireworks. This is the innovation of Liuyang Fireworks and can be described as “attack”. The Millennium Fireworks culture is better passed on, so that the traditional culture grows "new shoots", it is Liuyang Fireworks "shou". One offense and one defense are for "knowing the way."

In Dayao Town, Li Wei is like a majestic and solemn guardian, Li Yan Temple is quiet and calm, and the Chinese Fireworks Culture Museum exhibits a wide range of exhibits and waits for visitors. Taking the fireworks culture as its source, Dayao Town has inherited the characteristics of fireworks and uses the culture and tourism industry as a two-wheel drive. It is determined to create a “fireworks headquarters economy”.

Whether it is the G20 Summit or the Youth and Creativity Forum of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, the Liuyang Fireworks has injected more and more “cultural factors” in highlighting creativity and characteristics, and this traditional industry has become even more prominent.