Wanning Lantern Festival Dragon Dance 万宁元宵舞龙
The people of Wancheng Town in Wanning, Hainan, have a special love of dragons. Every year they hold spectacular dragon dances and parades during the Lantern Festival, setting off firecrackers to welcome the dragons. The local tradition holds that any place the dragons pass by will be blessed with good weather, happiness, and health. The dragon dances have been held in Wancheng for so long that nobody can remember when or how the tradition began!
Location: Wancheng Town, Wanning City