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Celebration for the birthday of Zhong Yuyan (municipal-level intangible cultural heritage)

Updated : 2018-12-06

Celebration for the birthday of Zhong Yuyan is held annually in the Yuyan Academy on the 20th day of the fifth lunar month to celebrate the birthday of Zhong Yuyan(1155~1225), the ancestor of the Zhong family in Luogang.

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The celebration includes a worship ceremony, poetry recitals and a parade. Generally the male Zhong offspring offer sacrifices first and then the others follow. After the rite, all the worshipers sing a song with musical instruments to pay their tribute to Zhong Yuyan.


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