Guizhou Shi Bing: Play “bright dragon” to celebrate the New Year

2022-05-09 0 By

The photo shows people taking a photo with the “Bright dragon”.Photo by Feng Li shows people posing with the “Bright Dragon”.Photo taken by Feng Li shows “Bright Dragon” in red.Photo taken by Feng Li shows “Bright dragon” entering a house to pray.The picture shows “Bright dragon” entering the house to pray.Photo taken by Feng Li shows a “bright dragon” parading through the streets.Photo taken by Feng Li shows a classic scene of “Bright Dragon” called “Fried dragon”.Photo taken by Feng Li shows a classic scene of “Bright Dragon” called “Fried dragon”.Photo taken by Feng Li shows a classic scene of “Bright Dragon” called “Fried dragon”.Photo taken by Feng Li shows a classic scene of “Bright Dragon” called “Fried dragon”.People in Pianqiao area of Shibing County, Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, Guizhou Province, have a tradition of playing “bright dragon” (also called “fire dragon”) to welcome the New Year.Starting from the ninth day of the first lunar month every year, dragon lantern associations in various streets and communities will perform their own “bright dragons” on the streets every night and pray at the door until the 15th day of the first lunar month.