21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Selfies with the Bok Kai parade dragon

A festival celebrating the Chinese deity Bok Kai has been celebrated for more than 140 years in Marysville, California. The Bok Kai temple there is the only such temple outside of China and it is a unique parade with dragons and firecrackers to honor this Chinese god.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Marysville, California, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 12 Pro Max
Copyright: © Larry Angier