Video: Juguo Ancient Town celebrates Longtaitou Festival
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2023-02-22Print Print
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The traditional Chinese Longtaitou Festival, or Dragon-Head-Raising Festival, falls on the second day of the second lunar month every year, and recognizes the start of spring and farming. This year it fell on Feb 21.
Juguo Ancient Town, a popular scenic area in Rizhao, Shandong province, is staging a raft of activities, including dragon dancing and intangible cultural heritage performances from Feb 21 to 23 to celebrate the festival. Don't miss out on all the fun!
Ancient people believed that after the Longtaitou Festival, rainfall increases because the rain-bringing Dragon King has awakened from his winter sleep.