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Spring Dragon Festival Celebrated in Qianzhou Ancient Town

News 2019/03/09 View:248

The Chunlong Festival, or Spring Dragon Festival falls on the second day of the second month on Chinese Lunar calendar, or Er Yue Er. It is regarded by the Chinese people as the day when the "Dragon raises its head", which means the spring awakens after winter hibernation, and the rain will increase.

The photo, taken on March 6, 2019, shows folk culture performance at Qianzhou Ancient Town, Jishou City. Traditional activities to celebrate the Chunlong Festival (meaning Spring Dragon Festival) were held in the ancient town that day, including dragon dance. (Photo/Yao Fang)

Translator: Xiao Juan

Source from: xinhuanet

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