Hundreds of paper lotus of different colors, red, purple, pink, yellow and green… float with the gentle flows of Dongjiang River, forming a colorful river winding through Daojiao town in Dongguan. Just like in many Southeastern Asian countries, the traditional ritual, putting lotus (lanterns) in the river, which is originated from the Obon festival of Buddhism, is still practices in Daojiao to pray for safety of the family.
In order to let more people join into this interesting traditional activity and feel the charm of the culture of Chinese river town, Daojiao has set up a stage and prepared xx paper lotus by the side of Dongjiang River. The revenue of the paper flower selling will be donated to charity funds.
Venue: The pier opposite to Jichuan Gymnasium
Time: Jun 6 - Jun 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Address: Yanjiang Road, Daojiao Town, Dongguan, Guangdong (东莞市道滘镇济川体育馆对出沿江路埠头)