Yantai fishermen pray for good harvest

Updated : 2023-02-06


[Video provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The 13th day of the first month of the lunar calendar marks the traditional Sea Festival. On this day, fishermen in Haiyang, a county-level city in Yantai, Shandong province gather together to pray for a good seafood harvest and safe voyages for the upcoming year by performing yangko dances and worshipping the Dragon King. In traditional Chinese culture, the Dragon King rules the seas and weather, which are vital to fishermen. Check out the video to watch this spectacular scene.