, Suzhou, February 6th (Reporter Zhong Sheng) On the head of willows on the moon, people make an appointment after dusk.

On the 5th, on the night of the Lantern Festival, in Kunshan Qiandeng, an ancient town in the south of the Yangtze River with a history of more than 2,500 years, "the flower market lights are like daytime".

People bring their friends and gather together under the "Beauty Tower" to watch the "Thousand Lantern Show" and spend a Lantern Festival night of "Thousand Lantern Viewing Thousand Lantern".

  Qiandeng, a famous historical and cultural town in China, is the hometown of Gu Yanwu, a thinker, and Gu Jian, a dramatist. There are many traditional buildings in the town, with the construction styles of the two schools of Su and Hui.

The antique folk houses are built along the river, with doors and windows open near the water, water ports and piers are built, and the space near the water is very interesting.

At the same time, the ancient town also retains the oldest and longest stone street in China, which is paved with 2,772 ancient stone slabs.

  In recent years, Qiandeng Ancient Town is focusing on three articles on "Historical and Cultural Rejuvenation and Improvement, New Area Planning and Development, and Night Economy Prosperity and Development", and strives to build four distinctive areas of "one core, one village, one district, and one corridor" , Drive the new development of Qiandeng global tourism.

  The "Thousand Lanterns Show", which debuted that night, used modern multimedia light and shadow integration technology to reshape and construct the "Songnan Eight Scenic Spots" landscape in a panoramic manner on both sides of the ancient river Qiandengpu.

Through front-end technologies such as combination of sound and shadow, light and shadow interaction, and image fusion, it colorfully displays the ancient charm, modern style, customs and customs of Qiandeng.

The water-milled Kunqu opera is endless, and the light of thousands of lamps shines on the ancient town, making the name of "thousand lamps" worthy of the name.

Thousands of lights are shining in the ancient town of thousands of lights.

Photo by Yang Bo

  With the joining of the light show, the night tour in the ancient town has gradually become popular.

"In the past, there were not many tourists in the ancient town at night. In the past few days, it has been delayed until 11 p.m. every day, and tourists are in an endless stream." Mr. Tian, ​​who runs a restaurant in the town, said that seeing more and more young and old traveling together, Parent-child trips, family trips, people reunion under the moon, it feels very good.

  At the prosperous Lantern Festival Night Market, Su-style handmade products and Internet celebrity delicacies are constantly gathering popularity.

Strolling through the ancient town, dreamy light and shadow, mottled and strange scenery, just like stepping into an ancient picture scroll that is slowly opening.

The projections, palace lanterns, and colored paintings along the way all tell the story of Kunqu Opera in detail, bringing people closer to Gu Jian, the founder of "Kunshan Opera", and gaining a deeper understanding of Kunqu Opera culture.

"Small bridges and flowing water people" is a classic commentary on Jiangnan Water Town.

In Qiandengpu, the three stone arch bridges are reflected in the water. Many tourists "walk on the three bridges" to watch the lanterns, and harvest the beautiful night scenery of the water town from different angles.

  Zhu Xiaoliang, the mayor of Qiandeng Town, introduced, "The 'Thousand Lanterns·Show' ancient town lighting project, through the brilliant light and shadow of 'one river and two banks', has enabled Qiandeng to realize 'lighting' from 'no lights', helping to foster night-time economic development, Continuous release of the consumption vitality of night culture will also enhance the attractiveness and carrying capacity of industries and talents."

  At present, Qiandeng is renewing the historical culture while repairing and upgrading the ancient town area.

At the same time, focusing on the four major sectors of "cultural tourism services, entertainment and leisure, boutique accommodation, and cultural creativity", we will accelerate the innovation and reconstruction of traditional business formats, further expand rich and diverse consumption scenarios, and allow the ancient town to further release the potential of domestic demand.