2016-12-13

Shatian Folk Songs

Created by water people and comprised of Xianshui Song (re: saltwater), Gaotang Song (to parents), Dazeng Song (about fishing), Gumei Song (for dating), Tanjiajie Song (chanting in front of female friends) and others, Shatian Folk Songs have a history of more than 170 years in both Nanping Town and Doumen District.

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2016-12-13

Doumen Qianwu Piao’se Street Procession

Qianwu Piaose, which was designated a provincial intangible cultural heritage in 2007, dates back almost 400 years from Pengze County of Jiangxi Province in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

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2016-12-13

Jishan Antiphonal Singing at Mid-Autumn Festival

Relying on a hill behind and facing the sea in the front, Jishan used to encompass an inner village for farming and an outer village for fishing.

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2016-12-13

Burning Bamboo Stick Incense on the 30th day of the Seventh Lunar Month

The Burning Bamboo Stick Incense to sacrifice to the King of the Inferno took root on Jiuhua Mountain in Anhui 1,200 years ago.

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2016-12-13

Qianshan Phoenix-Rooster Dance

A folk custom in Qianshan area, Phoenix-Rooster Dance took root in 1621 in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), and was introduced in Xiangshan County (today’s Zhongshan and Zhuhai) in the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

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2016-12-13

Hengshan Preserved Duck Bundle (Ya Zha Bao)

Originated in Hengshan Town of Doumen District during the reign of Emperor Kuang Hsu (Guangxu) (1871-1908), the century-old Ya Zha Bao has remained a renowned folk delicacy in neighboring areas and Hong Kong and Macao.

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