Infographic Design of Qinhuai Lantern by 南京艺术学院

Qinhuai lanterns are one of the representative folk arts in Nanjing. The so-called lanterns are the lanterns that people usually hang on traditional festivals and auspicious and festive occasions. The origin of Qinhuai lanterns can be traced back to the Soochow period. It draws on the strengths of traditional Chinese paper-making, painting, calligraphy, paper-cutting, shadow puppetry, embroidery, sculpture and other arts. and many other techniques. Qinhuai lanterns are of various types, and the traditional types of lanterns are lotus lanterns. Qinhuai lanterns carry a long and splendid historical civilization, have a strong sense of history and regional characteristics, and inherit the cultural characteristics of traditional national art.