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Sunday, March 22, 2015

Songdeng (送灯) or "Deliver the lantern", a yuanxiao custom in Wenchangcounty, Hainan Province, China. Teenagers and children carry around lanterns round communities on yuanxiao, together with performers in elaborate opera dress to deliver new year wishes in song and dance. Songdeng has been declared by the Hainan government to be an intangible cultural heritage of the province.






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