譚公誕舞獅巡遊Tam Kung Festival
(lunar Chuba) western date
Annual Tam Kung, Hong Kong has more than a dozen He Tam Kung Temple Festival activities, including the celebration of Tam Kung Temple in Shau Kei Wan, the largest and most worth seeing. In this oldest Tam Kung Temple in Hong Kong, you can see the traditional dragon dance, lion dance and parade, very lively!
Tam Kung and days, are the patron saint of the sea. According to legend, Tan Gong Yuan Dynasty Huidong return the good (now Guangdong Huizhou), attained the age of 12, there will be anything they want, the ability to predict the weather and help people heal, so fishermen deified. Into Tam Kung Temple, you will find a statue of Tam Kung was actually looks like a child. According to legend, it was because he was young attained, mastered the art of immortality, even 85 years can still maintain a child's appearance.
Tam Kung Festival celebration
The oldest Tam Kung Temple in Shau Kei Wan in Hong Kong, during a number of Tam Kung celebrations, including traditional dragon dance, lion dance and parade, your surrounded by thick festive atmosphere. The visit has more than century-old Tam Kung Temple (2002 according to the original building reconstruction format), you can also see the bell and iron tablets Qing dynasty, as well as old wooden boat and dragon boat model; and boulders outside the temple, Tam Kung Po is said to be printed.
How to get there: exit from Shau Kei Wan MTR station C, along Shau Kei Wan Main Street East, about 5 minutes walk to Tam Kung Temple Road.