Temple Fair and Silkworm Custom 1


Tongxiang, China

The folk custom of Temple Fair has been circulated in Wuzhen for a long time. Mr. Mao Dun called it “the carnival in China's rural area”. No one knows when Temple Fair began. During the reign of Emperor Qianlong, Wuzhen Record described the custom of praying for the harvest of cocoon “It was Hanshi festival two days before the time of Qing Ming, people would insert the willow on the eaves...... at night, silkworm breeding family would offer sacrifice to silkworm god ......


  • Title: Temple Fair and Silkworm Custom 1
  • Type: Customs

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