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“丝绸之路”点亮伦敦

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 01:11

英国伦敦自2016年起举办“奇幻彩灯节”,庆祝中国农历新年,今年彩灯节以“丝绸之路”为主题,19日在奇西克庄园举办了点亮仪式。

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: London's annual Magical Lantern Festival has again transformed the historic gardens of Chiswick House to celebrate the Lunar New Year. This year the Silk Road was the theme of the festival, which opened on Wednesday night (January 18). The normally tranquil neo-classical gardens now boast 60,000 light bulbs in 1,500 traditional Chinese lantern installations replicating a journey along the ancient Silk Road, past ancient Rome's Colosseum, the Egyptian pyramids and a 15 meter (49 foot) sculpture of London's Houses of Parliament. "The Silk Road is a link between China and the Western countries for a thousand years already," said the show's designer Ian Xiang of Weli Creative. "And now the Silk Road is reviving, so that is what is this Magical Lantern Festival Silk Road is representative of a a revival of Silk Road. So you can find loads of the famous stories and landmarks along the Silk Road, for example, stuff from modern London, across Europe, Middle East, central Asia back to ancient China," he added. For 2,000 years people in China have been making delicate silk lanterns, symbolizing new beginnings, letting go of old grudges and good fortune. The 29-day-long festival of light and color includes a combination of both traditional lanterns and the latest technology, including virtual reality.

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“丝绸之路”点亮伦敦

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 01:11