PHOTOS Beijing holds Spring Festival temple fair

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Beijing holds Spring Festival temple fair

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17:04, February 19, 2019

The first Beijing South Spring Festival Fair with the theme “New National Window, New Daxing” was held in Yufa town in Beijing's Daxing district Tuesday, featuring the Spring Festival culture of south Beijing. This photo shows the Jubilant Dancing (wu chao zi) performance, which is a unique folk dance in Beijing.

Relocated residents from Beijing’s new airport project celebrate their very first Spring Festival with traditional performances from Beijing and Heibei Province. The photo shows the drum beating of Anding town. This team was set up in 2009 and the number of its performers has increased from 50 to 500 from 11 villages.

This photo shows the drum beating by Tong Le Hui of Yufa town. Performers wear red costumes and present boisterous and jubilant performances.

This photo shows the waist drum performance with its performers from 5 villages. Performers attach the drum to their waists and both sides of the drum can be beaten. The team was set up in 2017 and now consists of 80 performers.

This photo shows the Chong Ge Fair from Langfang City, Hubei Province. Chong Ge Fair, one of the national intangible cultural heritages, began in the Qianlong years of the Qing Dynasty.

Chong Ge Fair features two layers of opera performers with the lower layer of strong men and the upper layer of child performers.

This photo shows performers beating a drum as the part of the Chong Ge Fair.

People enjoyed 13 traditional shows and 4 performances showing the national and district-level intangible cultural heritages. This photo shows women dancing in colorful costumes.

This photo shows two elk mascots from Daxing District.

This photo shows performers in colorful costumes crossing a bridge.

This photo shows women dancing in colorful costumes. They also hold colorful fans.

This photo shows women dancing in colorful costumes after crossing a bridge. (Produced by Yan Yiqiao, Wang Xiangyu, Zhang Jian and Zhu Yurou)

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