19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Pray for blessings

In Zhaxi village, Zhongzhou Town, Chun'an County, Hangzhou City, China, there has been a folk blessing day for nearly 800 years.On October 13, 14 and 15 of the lunar calendar every year, nearly 30000 people from all over the country come to this small mountain village to pray for the statue of "Jiu Xianggong" and protect peace.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: China
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Changjian Fang