1、Mahjong and Poker
Mahjong，a four-person domino game, originated in China. It is a game and entertainment device invented by ancient Chinese. It is generally a small rectangular box made of bamboo, bone or plastic, with patterns or carved on it. In the words, each pair of mahjong in the north is 136 pieces, and mahjong in the south has eight more flower tiles, namely spring, summer, autumn and winter, plum, bamboo, orchid and chrysanthemum, totaling 144.
There are many theories about the origin of Poker. Some scholars in France, Belgium, Italy, Egypt, India, North Korea and other countries believe that the place of invention should belong to their own country. The view that is more generally accepted by scholars at home and abroad is that modern Poker originated from a kind of playing cards called "leaf play" recorded in the literary works of the Tang Dynasty in my country. The card is called a "leaf card" and is the size of two fingers. It is mounted on silk and paper, and the pattern is printed on a woodblock.
Modern poker refers to games played with game props such as cards. A deck of cards has 54 cards, 52 of which are genuine cards, and the other 2 are secondary cards (big king and small king).The 52 genuine cards are divided into groups of 13 and each group is represented by four suits of spades, hearts, clubs, and diamonds. The cards of each suit include 1-10 (1 is usually expressed as A) and J, 13 cards marked by Q and K.
Mahjong and Poker are common forms of entertainment in China. They are suitable for everyone to play together in a multi-person gathering, especially during the Spring Festival, there are many different ways to play. Once you start playing, you can feel the fun.
Drama refers to the general term for stage performance art that achieves narrative purposes in the form of language, movement, dance, music, and puppets. The concept of drama in literature refers to the script created for theatrical performance, that is, the script. Dramas are performed in various forms, including dramas, operas, dances, musicals, puppet shows, shadow puppets, etc. Drama is a comprehensive art in which actors play roles and act out stories in public on stage.
3、Face change in Sichuan Opera
Face change in Sichuan opera is one of the special effects of Sichuan opera. It is used to reveal the changes in the characters' hearts, thoughts and feelings in the drama, that is, to turn invisible and insensible abstract emotions and psychological states into visible and sensible concrete images-facial makeup . Face-changing in Sichuan opera is a special skill used in the art of Sichuan opera to shape characters.
The lion dance is an excellent folk art in China. Every festival or assembly celebration, the folks use lion dance to add to the fun. Lion dance is divided into north and south, and Guangdong’s lion dance performances are the most famous in the south. The lion is made of colored cloth strips. Each lion has two people performing together, one dancing the head and the other dancing the tail.
Dragon dance, also known as playing with dragon lanterns, is a traditional folk cultural activity of the Chinese nation. It uses dragon dances to pray for peace and good fortune. The dragon dance originated from the ancient people’s worship of the dragon. Every festive festival, people danced the dragon, starting from the Spring Festival, and then "the dragon raises its head" in February and during the Dragon Boat Festival. During the dragon dance, the dragon follows the hydrangea to perform various movements, interspersed, and constantly displays various postures such as twisting, swinging, reclining, kneeling, jumping, and shaking. Therefore, praying for safety and a good harvest by dancing dragons has become a kind of folk culture of Han people throughout the country.
6、Dragon boat race
Dragon boat racing is a traditional Chinese folk water sports and entertainment project and has been spread for more than two thousand years. It is the main custom of China's Dragon Boat Festival and is very popular and valued in southern China. It is mostly held on festive festivals and is a group rowing competition. Originated in Zhejiang, it was originally a festival for the Chinese people to cure diseases and prevent epidemics. Later, due to the death of the poet Qu Yuan on this day, it became a traditional festival custom for the Chinese people to commemorate Qu Yuan.
Crosstalk, a folk rap art. It takes the form of speaking, learning, amusing and singing, highlighting its characteristics. There are three origins of Chinese cross talk: Beijing Tianqiao, Tianjin Quanyechang and Nanjing Confucius Temple, which are divided into northern and southern schools. The art of cross talk originated in North China, popular in Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei, and spread throughout the country and at home and abroad. The performance is mainly verbal. The main road has folding fans, handkerchiefs, and wake wood. The performance forms include stand-up cross talk, cross talk, group cross talk, etc. It is a folk art form that is rooted in the folk, originated from life, and popular with the masses.