Celebrations are an important part of life. I spent yesterday night in Chi Fu; a very old and small, maze-like village, where dozens of us were following a 67m long, smoking burning incense dragon, serpenting up and down throughout dark and narrow alleys. The dragon would stop at every house door that was open, with a family waiting to greet him. The slithering procession went on until the dragon made a triumphant exit from the village to the main road, where hundreds cheered, while others awaited with 70,000 newly lit incense sticks to replace the dying ones on the dragon's body and start the journey all over again, now on the other side of this community's village. The loud drums and cymbals are still a pounding rythm in my ears and heart, and my smoky red eyes still see the lit dragon even if I close them. Isn't it fantastic the kind of traditions a full Moon and a great legend can create? *A performer turns the great ball of 'fire', which is the greatest desire of a dragon. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #people_infinity #people_and_world #photo_storee_people #hongkong #unlimitedhongkong #zolimahongkong  #timeouthk #reimaginehk  #instahongkong #localiiz #visualhongkong #discoverhongkong #idiscovercitywalks #instagram #capturehongkong #hk24hr #homekong #reframinghk #scmp #midautumnfestival #dragon
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@blueanto thank you!!!

😍😍😍😍

@delsol35 Halloween in Germany has none. It's only selling costumes!

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
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13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@slpsiusin Thanks May!! I love this festival too much!! 😍😊

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
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13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@looksinpeacetime Gracias Antar!! Me encanta verlos con estas esferas de fuego!! 😊

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
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13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@35mmstreeteye yes, exactly how I feel. Thank you, Yasir! 😊

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
(@delsol35)
13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@at_the_horizontal yes, I feel very lucky to be witnessing and learning so much from a culture so different than mine. Thank you, my friend!! 😊

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
(@delsol35)
13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@theworldaccordingtokhan hahaha yes, and this one has a deeper story than Halloween, I can guarantee 😅😅

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
(@delsol35)
13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@rayariasphotography Mil gracias, Ray!! Me encanta verlos!!

Marissa Reyes Beckmann
(@delsol35)
13 Days 18 Hours Ago

@miradasdesiki es que se queda uno allí como niño frente al que hace el algodón de azúcar, no? Muchas gracias amigo, siempre encantada de que te gusten! 😊😊

May James
(@slpsiusin)
14 Days 7 Hours Ago

🖤🖤🖤

Do2
(@do2palabritas)
19 Days 1 Hour Ago

Y tú de retratarlas! 👌💥👌@delsol35

Antar
(@looksinpeacetime)
19 Days 18 Hours Ago

👏👏👏👏🔟

Yasir Shamsi
(@35mmstreeteye)
19 Days 19 Hours Ago

Wow, sounds like a great celebration, it is such an honour to witness them

Goode McKnight
(@goodemcknight)
20 Days 17 Hours Ago

I am SOLD! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🤸🏼‍♂️🤸🏼‍♂️👍🏻 🐲🔥🥁📸. How I would have loved to have been there, Marissa! Totally excited from your description alone (loud percussion music, narrow streets, dancing and lots of fire .....wow!!) Thank you for letting me experience this vicariously, my friend!!!🙏🏻🤸🏼‍♂️🤸🏼‍♂️🙌🏻✨

was a great moments for you but what a crazy and exciting culture.you are lucky because living with all action.also You captured beautiful photo about feast

Would love to participate one day! Maybe this is a tradition we can import, like Helloween 😁🐲

Ray Arias
(@rayariasphotography)
21 Days 6 Hours Ago

Gran imagen, Marissa 🥂🥂🥂

(@miradasdesiki)
21 Days 6 Hours Ago

Wowwwwww que espectáculo de imagen Marissa, muy bien capturada!!!!! Me encanta!!!😍😍😍

@delsol35 💕💕💕💕