Celebrating Lantern Festival with Tang Dun'er Emojis
"Enjoy 'Tangyuan' (glutinous rice balls)" "Wish you a prosperous New Year" "Happy Lantern Festival" "Just do it" ... Prior to the 2021 Lantern Festival, on February 25, Zhongshi Xinke Culture Industry Co., Ltd affiliated to Henan Culture Industry Investment Co., Ltd partly sponsored by Henan Daily Press Group, released a series of Lantern Festival-themed emojis (nicknamed Tang Dun'er) featuring lovable ladies of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and traditional customs like eating Tangyuan and appreciating lanterns, full of joy and fun.
According to Xia Fei, general manager of Zhongshi Xinke Culture Industry Co., Ltd., with the popularity of the dance show "Night Banquet in Tang Dynasty Palace", the funny and lovable ladies of the Tang Dynasty are deeply loved by the audience. Based on their images, the company created these Lantern Festival-themed emojis to let more people feel the charm of traditional Chinese culture. These emojis are lovely and lively, vividly showing the interesting aesthetics of the Tang Dynasty.
On the same day, the Tang Dun'er emojis immediately got lots of fans after their debut on the app and Weibo of Henan Daily. Some even commented: "These lovable Tang Dun'er emojis convey my best holiday wishes" "The 'leave me alone' emoji featured with two lovable ladies is funny and vivid" ...
Such characteristics of the heroines as funny and lovable are highlighted in the emojis, showing the down-to-earth folk customs. The combination of Henan's profound culture and history and contemporary visual aesthetics has pushed the "Night Banquet in Tang Dynasty Palace" to a new upsurge. At the same time, it has narrowed the distance between modern life and history, and conveyed the greetings and wishes to the public in a way of cultural recreation.
“唐墩儿——上元篇”整个表情包强化了人物娇憨逗趣的独特个性，呈现出烟火气与民俗风，厚重的历史文化与当代的视觉审美结合，将《唐宫夜宴》文化IP再次推向热潮。同时，也让历史的时空拉近，以文化再创的方式向大众传递“上元节”的祝福。（中文来源/河南日报 翻译/赵汉青 实习生/黄骞婷 海报/韩雨松 审校/白玉洁）