As the highlight of Canton Lunar New Year Fair, the Canton Temple Fair in 2015 will be held in Yuexiu District of Guangzhou from 5th March, the day of the Lantern Festival to 11th March. According to the Yangcheng Evening News, the Carnival will comprehensively and intensively present the most splendid activities shown during the past 5 years.
Yangcheng Evening News reported that, special night tours on the Pearl River would be available from 5th March to 11th March. You can enjoy special snacks, typical introductions, traditional dances and Cantonese operas on the ship of Nanhaishen.
Meanwhile, the folk culture tour, which is a classic activity, is arranged in the morning of 7th March. During the tour, some typical people from Chinese myths and folk stories will appear, such as Li Jing, called “Heavenly King with a pagoda model in his right hand”, and his youngest son Ne Zha.
The Canton Temple Fair will be held in Zhongshan Road, Beijing Road, Zhongyou Square in front of the Town's God Temple, the south square of Renmin Park, Huifu East Road, Tianzi Wharf and so on. Folk culture shows, handmade crafts of non-material cultural heritage, traditional foods will be exhibited.
This year, the god statues from Taiwan, namely the God Generals, will join the tour.