OMG | China's intangible cultural heritage 'Dashuhua': Sleepless night sky sparkled by iron blossoms
The traditional folk art performance "Dashuhua", starting in Song Dynasty and flourishing in Ming and Qing Dynasties, enjoys a history of more than one thousand years. It is shown by throwing molten iron against cold bricks to create showers of sparks which have a similar shape of the leafy tree canopy. Classified as one of China's significant examples of intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO, "Dashuhua" is often used to celebrate the Lunar New Year in China. Watch the video to enjoy the sparkling, captivating, earth-shattering "iron blossoms" in the sleepless night sky.
(Alert: The performance is proceeded with over 1600 ℃ high-temperature iron water, which is extremely dangerous and needs professional training. Please do not imitate.)