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|Temple Fair in Gongcheng County(12&13 Jun 2011)|
|Thursday, 09 June 2011 13:56|
The annul Guandi Temple Fair will be held in Gongcheng County from 12 to 13 June, 2011.
There will be a series of ancient custom events such as Guandi's birthday celebration, Guandi's worship ceremony, ancient Chinese costume show etc.
In ancient time the temple fairs conducted to offer sacrifices to the god of the earth. Today, it is a festival filled with hours of performances, fun&games and wonderful food.
Guandi is also called Guanyu. He was a general serving under the warlord Liu Bei during the late Eastern Han Dynasty era of China. He played a significant role in the civil war that led to the collapse of the Han Dynasty and the establishment of Shu Han of the Three Kingdoms, of which Liu Bei was the first emperor.