On October 4, the sacrificial ceremony for Xuanyuan Huangdi was held in Jinyun County, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province. Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots and people from all walks of life gathered in Jinyun to pay tribute to Xuanyuan Huangdi, the founder of the Chinese nation.


Jinyun, Lishui City, Zhejiang Province is the only county named after Xuanyuan Huangdi. It is the center of sacrifice ceremony for Huangdi in southern China and the center for culture, research and display of Huangdi culture in southern China. Jinyun Xiandu’s sacrificial ceremony to Xuanyuan Huangdi began in the Eastern Jin Dynasty, which is over 1600 years old so far. In 2011, the “Xuanyuan Sacrifice Ceremony in Jinyun” was selected as the third tier of the National Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage.


The sacrifice ceremony for Huangdi in Jinyun has attracted a large number of overseas compatriots, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan to attend the ceremony, and its appeal has been recognized by all walks of life. The ceremony is held with Huangdi culture as the link to bring a firm sense of Chinese national community. Holding the ceremony in honor of Huangdi is not only an expression of respect for the ancestors, but more importantly, it borrows the past as a model for the present, to reflect the spiritual connotation and contemporary values ​​that exist in the Huangdi culture are included, explore local people and support development with culture.


Since this year, Jinyun County’s Huangdi culture has undergone a new development. We held “Hundred of Zhejiang Merchants” and “Hundred of Scholars” to worship Xuanyuan Huangdi and actively try to promote the experience of the sacrificial ceremony to Xuanyuan Huangdi. The whole process of the Huangdi sacrifice ceremony, cultural diffusion index, cultural research trends and cultural tourism trends are displayed on one screen.

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