Experience Unique and Diversified Folk Customs in Guangdong

22-Jan-2017 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 9:00 PM Print This Post

—-Welcome to Guangdong and enjoy the amazing Chinese New Year!

GUANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#AmazingChineseNewYear–Guangdong has all kinds of folk customs and festivals thanks to its
diverse culture. During the Chinese New Year, tourists traveling in
Guangdong may find local customs that vary from town to town.


The geographical and historical uniqueness endows Guangdong with a rich
mixture of local customs, which are represented by three prominent
clans, namely Guangfu, Hakka and Chaoshan. The diverse cultures here
make Guangdong one of the best provinces in China for tourists to
experience rich and unique local customs and festivals.

The Yingge dance of Puning, the human dragon dance of Leizhou, the fire
dragon dance of Meizhou, the puppet parade of Shawan and the Long-Drum
Dance of Shaoguan are all typical folk customs usually staged on winter
festivals, reflecting the unique culture of Guangdong. During the
Chinese New Year, major cities and most counties in Guangdong Province
will launch festive activities that will last for at least half a month.

Events vary according to each city and region. Guangzhou will have
lantern shows at Yuexiu Park and Guangfu temple fair; Shenzhen will have
a temple fair at the Splendid China Folk Village; Foshan will celebrate
the Lantern Festival in the waterside Xingtan County; Heyuan will launch
its lantern festival, fishing festival and folk customs parade, and
Chaozhou will present an Intangible Cultural Heritage Demonstration. In
addition, lion dances, dragon dances, puppet parades, traditional opera
shows and martial arts performances are all regular activities in most
places of Guangdong during the Chinese New Year.

Contacts

Soci-link Culture Communication Co., Ltd
Nan Jin, 86-010-57803080
[email protected]

 


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