An­cient rit­ual

Global Times - Weekend - - FRONT PAGE -

The Li fam­ily in Hukeng town in Longyan, East China’s Fu­jian Prov­ince holds a cer­e­mony to wor­ship gods, at­tract­ing res­i­dents from nearby vil­lages and tourists on Fri­day. The cer­e­mony, which dates back to the Ming Dy­nasty (1368-1644), is held every three years, with lo­cal res­i­dents or­ga­niz­ing var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties, in­clud­ing of­fer­ing a sac­ri­fice to the gods and opera per­for­mances.

Photo: VCG

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from China

© PressReader. All rights reserved.