The festival serves as a showcase for the beauty and talents of local women in addition to being a meeting place for young people.
On this special day, the women put on handmade costumes bearing delicate embroidery to attend an outdoor dance ceremony, described by locals as among the "oldest catwalks". Parents who wish to find their children a good partner are particularly observant during the ceremony.
With children's carousels, fairground rides, games, tombolas and shooting galleries, this traditional folk festival attracts children of all ages, making it the only city festival for the whole family.
The traditional highlight, a superb fireworks display, will bring the festival to a close on the following Monday.
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A municipal representative will head the opening ceremony at pm in front of the Fountain of Justice, which will be transformed into a wine fountain for the occasion.
As a national-level intangible cultural heritage inheritor, Wu has made silver jewelry over the past 40 years.
His creative designs have made him a celebrity in Shidong.
After a while he came and took my hand," she says referring to an inner formation by the female dancers. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC).
The 97-year-old still attends the ceremony in the company of her great-granddaughter. Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form.