The Changde Municipal Culture, Radio, Television, Press and Publication Bureau revealed that the original cartoon series “Liuhai Cutting Firewood” has been completed, ready for its premiere on Hunan TV Golden Eagle Cartoon Channel this month. The animated cartoon is scheduled to be presented on dozens of provincial or municipal TVs at the end of this month.
The play with a total investment of over 18 million yuan is produced by Changde Chuangyuan Digital Sci-tech Co., Ltd. The hero Liuhai is a young man with virtue and filial piety, hardworking and optimistic. The traditional love story was adapted to a legendary cartoon full of ambition, optimism and fantasy. The adventurous stories are expected to help teenagers understand the essence of life besides entertainment.
The legend of “Liuhai Cutting Firewood” is Changde’s intangible cultural heritage under the provincial-level protection. The cartoon series feature the display of unique local folk customs and the in-depth interpretation of ideas in folklores. The play also includes pictures of some famous tourist attractions in Changde such as Taiyang (Sun) Hill, Liuye (Willow Leaf) Lake and Taohuayuan (the Peach Blossom Land) that will showcase the identity of the charming city.
Translator: Guo Yan
Source: Hunan Official Web Portal