The Yuyan Academy, an academy of classical learning with 800 years of history, in Huangpu district, Guangzhou city of South China's Guangdong province, opened to the public on May 4 after five years of closure for repairs.
The organizer arranged many ancient experience-based activities, including the throwing pot game during the opening. The throwing pot game was played by ancient scholars during a feast, and involved a kind of etiquette.
Along the way to the Yuyan Academy, visitors find exhibitions of cultural products and performances, poetry readings and live painting sessions. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
To give visitors a deeper understanding of the history of the Yuyan Academy, the organizers held lectures on the classics related to the academy and Chinese studies.
Professional lecturers give a lively and interesting explanation based on some legendary stories. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
Children wore antique costumes and decorations, and experienced ancient rituals and cultural activities at the academy.