China is the birthplace of bamboo culture. Whether it is the area of ​​bamboo forest or accumulation, it ranks first in the world. Therefore, my country is known as the “Bamboo Kingdom”. Bamboo has no peony rich and noble, without the gorgeous shore of pine and cypress, and no peach and Li is gorgeous, but the bamboo is chic and upright, clear and handsome, and has the gracefulness of a gentleman.

In my country’s traditional culture, bamboo is hollow and symbolizes humility; bamboo is bent and unyielding, and constantly, symbolizing the principle of just being a person in the softness;

剪纸文化:竹子弯而不屈,折而不断,是中华民族精神的象征

The history of bamboo planting bamboo in my country is very long. According to archeological research, as early as 7,000 years ago, the people of my country began to plant bamboo. In my country’s first poetry collection “Book of Songs”, there are a lot of poems describing bamboo. In addition, in ancient books such as the Book of Changes, Book of Books, Book of Books, “Zhou Li”, and “Eria”, they all recorded in bamboo.

During the Spring and Autumn Period and the Warring States Period, the art of folk bamboo has reached a very high level, especially Chu is the most developed. During the Qin Dynasty, Qin Shihuang introduced bamboo to the palace garden of Xianyang. In the court of the Han Dynasty, there are also bamboo gardens and bamboo garden.

Bamboo is chic and upright, and it is rising, so bamboo has an important impact on the origin of my country’s rhythm. Historical documents and archeological materials confirmed that from prehistoric, bamboo tone rhythm was used. In the Jin Dynasty, people used “silk bamboo” as the name of music.

剪纸文化:竹子弯而不屈,折而不断,是中华民族精神的象征

Bamboo has also had a great impact on my country’s religious culture. The ancient ancestors regarded bamboo as a totem worship, and used bamboo as a tool and sacrifice. Taoism and Buddhism both worship bamboo and pursue the mood constructed by bamboo.

剪纸文化:竹子弯而不屈,折而不断,是中华民族精神的象征

Starting from the myths of the son -in -law as a Shengchuan in ancient times, the winds of Chinese people planted bamboo, use bamboo, love bamboo, Yongzhu, and paint bamboo to grow continuously, stretching for thousands of years. A generation of generations of literati, Mo Ke created countless bamboo myths, poems, and calligraphy and painting, forming an important part of Chinese bamboo culture.

Su Dongpo’s evaluation of bamboo in the Song Dynasty was extremely high. He wrote in “Yu Qian Monk Green Xuan Xuan”: “It is better to eat without meat, not to live without bamboo. There is no meat to make people thin, no bamboo is vulgar.

Ming Taizu Zhu Yuanzhang also likes the righteousness of bamboo. He once praised: “The snow is low, although it is low.

剪纸文化:竹子弯而不屈,折而不断,是中华民族精神的象征

Zheng Banqiao, one of the “Eight Monsters in Yangzhou” in the Qing Dynasty, was particularly good at painting bamboo. His poems on bamboo paintings are on hundreds of counts, colorful, and leading. Zheng Banqiao is wild and unrestrained, and he is upright. Therefore, he often chants bamboo and paint bamboo to relieve himself. Such as: “Listening to Xiao Xiaozhu in Xi Zhai is suspected to be the pain of the people.

The word “bamboo” consists of two bamboo -shaped “individuals”. Two “individuals” are not separated, symbolizing unity, and also symbolizing the virginity of love. Therefore, in our country’s folk culture, bamboo is still auspicious things in marriage customs, such as using bamboo branches to pick up the bride’s red hijab, lift bamboo sedan, send bamboo fan, etc. People describe love, and they also often use the words “green plum bamboo horse, two little guessing”. Bamboo, harmonious with “Zhu”, “Zhu (Zhu) Jun”, “Zhu (Zhu) Blessing”, etc., all bring people beautiful, happy and auspicious words.

In the common auspicious patterns of the folk in my country, bamboo is often seen, such as “three friends of the year”, “bamboo plum double joy”, “five Ruiletu”, “five clear maps”, “Huafeng Sanzhu” and so on.

Bamboo is everywhere in our lives. The spirit and morality of bamboo have also become a symbol of the spirit of the Chinese nation, and it is subtle to enrich our traditional culture.