From the third day to the fifth day of the lunar New Year, the highlights of the 4th Chaoshan Folk Culture Festival held by Shantou City were brilliant and varied, which attracted many citizens and tourists. Since it was held in 2014, Chaoshan Folk Culture Festival has become a down-to-earth Spring Festival cultural feast with local features, and has become another cultural brand which is favored by the people in Shantou City.
More than 1,000 people have participated in the stage performance and literary show tour of the Chaoshan Folk Culture Festival this year, the largest number of participants for the festival in these years. Among others,"Golden Pheasant Heralding Spring" Literary Grand Tour, which was the most attractive, was composed of 23 performance teams and parade phalanxes from Longhu District, Jinping District, Haojiang District, Chenghai District, Chaonan District and Nan'ao County. The parade included not only dragon dance, Yingge dancing and other common forms, but also acrobatic performance, which was more wonderful. The length of the parade was more than 100 meters,which became the focus for the audience to take pictures.
Source:Shantou Daily, Feb 1, 2017