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Penglai Yu Deng Festival

  • Celebrated: Feb. 12 to Feb. 13
  • Location: Shandong

During Penglai Yu Deng Festival (Yu Deng is the lamp in boats), fishermen all come to the palace in Penglai Pavilion to send lanterns in order to pray for safety and good harvest at sea. Later the tradition is changed. Fishermen start to worship ships, set off firecrackers and hold recreational activities.