Gaozhou craftsman makes paper boats for Nian Li celebrations
2017-March-16 Source: Newsgd.com
People carry a flower dragon paper boat in the parade during Nian Li, and burn it after all the celebrations at the end of the day, hoping to expel plague, get rid of demon and praying for peace, prosperity, good weather and good life.
Liu’s house is also his workshop, piled up with semi-finished boats. His wife is helping him with pasting a boat with paper. [Photo: Maoming Daily/Huang Xintao]
All the patterns on the boat are painted, cut, shaped and pasted by Liu personally. [Photo: Maoming Daily/Huang Xintao]
Editor: Monica Liu
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