Tradition Mission

Opening of Fishing Season Festival

By Sun Peng (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2011-10-09 09:03
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The Bai ethnic group in Dali city, Yunnan province, celebrated the Erhai Lake Opening of Fishing Season Festival on Sept 28, 2011. For thousand years, people in Dali start fishing in June or July every year. They call it Kai Hai, opening of Fishing Season.

In the ceremony on Spet 28, people worshipped the sea, performed the fishing skill and cooked fish to show the four-thousand-year culture of fishing of Bai ethnic people.

Slideshow: Opening of Fishing Season Festival

Video: Sun Peng
Videographer: Flora Yue
Voiceover: Chris Clark
Producer: Flora Yue

Opening of Fishing Season Festival

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