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Sunday, September 21, 2014, 17:16

Folk activity 'walking on fire' staged in E China

By People's Daily Online

The performance "walking on fire" was given in Pan'an county, East China's Zhejiang province on Sept 17, 2014.

Twenty strong men walk through the fiery altar, measuring 10 meters in diameter.

"Walking on fire" is a folk activity to ward off evil spirits and pray for safety, which has been listed as intangible cultural heritage by Zhejiang province.

Folk activity 'walking on fire' staged in E China
Folk activity 'walking on fire' staged in E China

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