Cultural in Guǎngzhōu

Birthday of the Fire God

On the birthday of the Fire God (华光师傅; Huáguāng Shīfu), usually around November, Bāhé Academy guild hall throws a banquet for the opera industry. From early morning, gongs and drums sound as ceremonies are performed…
Fair in Guǎngzhōu

Canton Trade Fair

Dating to 1957, the Canton Trade Fair is held twice yearly on Pázhōu Island south of the Pearl River. It's a massive event that sees thousands of business people descend on the city, with a resultant spike in hotel …