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Dancing dragon fires up Mid-Autumn Festival celebrations

Updated: Sep 9,2014 5:31 PM     chinadaily.com.cn

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Candles and incense are placed on the dragon, made of banyan branches (body), leaves (scales) and hemp cord (sinew), to pray for good luck in Jiangcun, a village in Guangzhou in South China’s Guangdong province, during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The dragon dance performance has been a longstanding festival celebration in Guangdong province.

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Dragons made by different communities are ready for the performance. It is believed that the longer the dragon, the more luck it will bring to the community.

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