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Folk Activity
As the birthplace of Lingnan culture, all kinds of traditional folk activities are passed down from generation to generation, which are full of special meanings and carry Foshan people’s best wishes towards future and life.
  • The introduction of Foshan’s Autumn Color

    Foshan’s Autumn Color rooted in Liang Jin Dynasty, and prospered in Ming and Qing Dynasty.

  • Crossing Tongji Bridge

    Crossing Tongji Bridge on the Lantern Festival, the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month, is a big New Year event for many Foshan residents.

  • The Sanyuesan Festival

    The Sanyuesan Festival is celebrated on the third day of the third lunar month.

  • Rowing dragon boat

    As Nanhai is located in a network of rivers in the Pearl River Delta, rowing dragon boat is a popular traditional folk custom.

  • Lion Dancing

    Having lion dancing celebrated with people on every festival and major event is a very typical Lingnan activity.

  • Xiqiao Kwan Yin Cultural Festival

    Xiqiao Kwan Yin Cultural Festival is a well-known event in Nanhai that celebrates folk belief.

  • Lettuce Party

    Lettuce party is a folk belief of the Han, which is popular in Guangzhou, Nanhai and Shunde regions on the 26th day of the first lunar month.

  • Shaofanta (Flame Tower)

    Shaofanta is a traditional folk custom in the Pearl River Delta marked during Mid-autumn Festival each year.

  • The Memorial Ceremony of Lu Dongbin

    The Memorial Ceremony of Lu Dongbin is celebrated on the 14th day of the 4th lunar month.

  • The Enlightenment Ceremony

    Being a great ritual of life, the Enlightenment Ceremony is held from May to August each year.

  • Foshan Shunde dragon boat supports Guangdong to attend National Games

    The final games of dragon boat competition of the thirteen National Games will start on this Saturday (July 15).


  • The big event of worshiping Kuan-yin was grandly held in Nanhai Dali

    The big event of worshiping Kuan-yin was held in Dali Nanhai yesterday(the 19th day of the sixth lunar month).


  • Celebrating the birth of Tapo, the original place of Foshan

    On June 29th, the celebration of the birth of Foshan Tapo folk cultural activity was held in Tapo.


  • Nanhai Lion Dancing stands on the international stage again

    Nanhai Wong Fei-hong Lion Dancing stands on the stage of the Hong Kong International Travel Expo.


  • Foshan Dragon Boat Festival customs under media spotlight

    Since May 27, CCTV and other media have been following Foshan Dragon Boat Festival customs.


  • Activities collection of Dragon Boat Festival in Foshan

    Dragon Boat Festival falls on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, which is on May 30 this year.


  • Dragon cultural activities held in Shunde

    As the Dragon Boat Festival approaching, there are a lot of cultural events to be held in Shunde.


  • Ceremonies launched in Nanhai to welcome the Dragon Boat Festival

    As the Dragon Boat Festival approaching, the oldest existing dragon boat was “woke up”in Yanbu, Nanhai Dali.