From Chinese New year’s day to the fifth day of Chinese New Year, many people come to “South Temple” to observe Lohan, praying for peace all around the year. In the evening, there is lively dancing dragon lantern performance.

  From Lantern Festival to March of the lunar calendar, there are successive drama performances on bleachers, and people come in flocks to enjoy them by boat.bsp;evening, there is lively dancing dragon lantern performance.

  In May of the lunar calendar, the dragon-boat race on Dragon Boat Festival is the most attractive activity every year in Tongli by river. The exquisitely-decorated wooden boats race on the river, arousing fever both in the boat and on the bank; the boats move extremely fast and are thus called “fast boats”.

  On Mid-Autumn Day, Tongli people put more emphasis on Mid-Autumn Day, burning joss sticks and having mooncake.bsp;the bank; the boats move extremely fast and are thus called “fast boats”.

  On Spring Festival Eve, Tongli people will have a marvelous New Year's Eve family reunion dinner after hard work for the whole year. Then, they will drink alcohol and stay up late to midnight when the bell rings; at this time, they will stick New Year couplets and light firecrackers. The ancient town is immersed in the gaiety of the Spring Festival

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