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Quanjiao, Anhui: 'Walk on Taiping Bridge for Peace' on the 16th day of the first lunar month

Pub Date:24-02-26 10:42 Source:english.anhuinews.com

On February 25th, people watch loong dance performances at Taiping Cultural Square in Quanjiao County.

On February 25th, the 16th day of the first lunar month, the annual "Zhēngyuè Shíliù Zǒu Tàipíng" (Walk on Taiping Bridge for peace and tranquility on the 16th day of the first lunar month) series of events kicked off in Quanjiao County, Anhui Province. It is a unique traditional folk custom that has been celebrated for centuries in Quanjiao County, known as an ancient county. It has continued since the Eastern Han Dynasty and remains grand and lively to this day. On this day every year, tens of thousands of local residents and visitors from neighboring provinces flock to Taiping Bridge. They walk across the bridge, set off fireworks, light firecrackers, and burn incense, praying for blessings and seeking health and peace in the new year. Only after crossing Taiping Bridge does the festive season come to an end, and the new year truly begins.

Olympic champion Xu Haifeng returns to his hometown to participate in the 'Walk for Peace' event.

On February 25th, people gather at Taiping Cultural Square in Quanjiao County to touch the loong's whiskers for blessings.

On February 25th, a cultural performance troupe passes by Taiping Bridge in Quanjiao County.

On February 25th, people watch loong dance performances at Taiping Cultural Square in Quanjiao County.

On February 25th, people line up and walk towards Taiping Bridge in Quanjiao County.

On February 25th, people watch loong dance performances at Taiping Cultural Square in Quanjiao County.

On February 25th, a cultural performance troupe passes by Taiping Bridge in Quanjiao County.


Source: anhuinews.com

Editor:Zheng Chen

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