Dragon dance performed on Longtaitou Festival in S China's Haikou
                     English.news.cn | 2014-03-02 15:34:53 | Editor: Yang Yi
CHINA-HAIKOU-LONGTAITOU FESTIVAL-SACRIFICIAL  (CN)

A sacrificial ceremony is held to pay tribute to the dragon king of sea on the occasion of Longtaitou Festival in Haikou, capital of south China's Hainan Province, March 2, 2014. The Longtaitou Festival, or Eryueer Festival, which means "dragon raises head" in Chinese, is the starting day of farm and fishery work of a year. People held the sacrificial ceremony to pray for seasonable weather with gentle breeze and timely rain. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)

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