Dongyue Temple Fair
A folk artist engraves a New Year woodcut picture at the traditional handicraft show during the Dongyue Temple Fair. [Photo/Wechat account: sdtxta]
The annual folk festival -- Dongyue Temple Fair -- is in full swing on sacred Mount Tai in Tai'an city, Shandong province, with an array of vibrant artistic performances, exhibitions and custom shows to take place during the six-day pageant.
The birthday of the Lord of Tai Mountain falls on the 28th day of the third month in Chinese calendar.To celebrate, the Dongyue temple, which dates from the Song Dynasty (960-1279), holds a fair every year to worship him that includes entertainment and a small market.