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Updated: Apr 18, 2019 explorehainan.com Print

Danzhou Folk Song Festival

Folk singing customs have become a major tourist attraction of Danzhou, Hainan province. [Photo/IC]

The Danzhou Folk Song Festival is a wonderful cultural event. Held in the autumn, the festival is celebrated at the national 5A level Sanya Dongtian Park, which was also known as "the end of the earth" in ancient China.

Throughout the day, visitors can enjoy dance performances, eat moon cakes, take part in folk lantern shows, and learn to sing mountain songs under the moonlight.

Location: Dongtian Park, Sanya, Hainan province

Date: The 15th day of the 8th lunar month


Nanshan Longevity Festival

Old couples renew their wedding vows and take part in wedding ceremonies during Nanshan Longevity Festival in Nanshan Scenic Area, Sanya, Hainan province. [Photo/IC]

Living in Hainan is great for health and Hainan residents live some of the longest lives in the world. The Nanshan Longevity Festival, held at Sanya's Nanshan Temple, honors the province's oldest men and women.

At the festival, photos of the elderly are put on display, awards are given to the oldest living people in Hainan, and those over 100 years old take part in mountain hiking. There are seminars on longevity and contests with games, prizes, and valuable longevity secrets for participating tourists.

Dates: The 9th day of the 9th lunar month

Location: Nanshan Temple Park, Sanya, Hainan province

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