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Frontiers in Art Research, 2022, 4(17); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2022.041711.

Order Construction: The Art Characteristics and Cultural Roots of Folk Lantern in Chaohu Area


Rongxun Han1, Shuqing Li2

Corresponding Author:
Rongxun Han

1College of Art, Anhui Polytechnic University, Wuhu, 241000, China

2School of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, Anhui Xinhua University, Hefei, 230031, China


Lantern is a popular folk activity in the area around Chaohu Lake,  which has many kinds,  wide distribution and great influence. From the overall macro perspective and the horizontal comparative research method,  this paper explores the relationship and laws between the explicit personality characteristics and the connotative common nature of the lantern color around Chaohu Lake,  and constructs the order characteristics running through the visual art,  activity procedure and cultural origin of the lantern color. Based on the rural space,  the ring nest lantern indirectly constructs the social space order across the border in the traditional festivals with their own characteristics. It virtually realizes the order and standardization of the local and rural real life,  and objectively reflects the remarkable characteristics and excellent quality of the regional culture around Chaohu Lake,  which is conducive to the protection of the folk intangible cultural heritage around Chaohu Lake Inheritance has positive significance.


Order construction; The area around Chaohu Lake; Folk lanterns; Features; Cultural roots

Cite This Paper

Rongxun Han, Shuqing Li. Order Construction: The Art Characteristics and Cultural Roots of Folk Lantern in Chaohu Area. Frontiers in Art Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 17: 54-58. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2022.041711.


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