Various folk cultural activities held to celebrate Lantern Festival in China

【Festivals & Customs】Time:2023-03-14      Source:Xinhua      Views:237

People perform dragon dance in Qianyuan Town of Deqing County in Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival.

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People perform dragon dance in Qianyuan Town of Deqing County in Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival.

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People perform dragon dance in Qianyuan Town of Deqing County in Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival.

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This aerial photo taken on Feb. 4, 2023 shows people performing dragon dance in Qianyuan Town of Deqing County in Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival.

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Folk artists holding fish-shaped lanterns perform at Shexian County in Huangshan, east China's Anhui Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival. 

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Children guess lantern riddles at the Wuhan Sports Center in Wuhan, central China's Hubei Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival.

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Tourists watch fireworks at Yanzhou ancient town in Jiande, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 4, 2023. The Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, falls on Feb. 5 this year. Various folk cultural activities were held across the country to welcome the upcoming festival. 

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