Shaofanta (Flame Tower)

Foshan China 2017-05-02

 

Being a traditional folk custom in the Pearl River Delta marked during Mid-autumn Festival each year, usually the time for harvest, Shaofanta conveys peoples wishes such as a good harvest, peace and prosperity and happy family. The tower is high and big. It originates from the fighting signal in the Yuan Dynasty. People took flame in tower as the fighting signal of battle that rebelled the rulers of Yuan Dynasty.

 

Location: Songtang Village, Xiqiao Town, Nanhai District

  

Source: 佛山市南海区文化体育局