13th Straits Forum-Chen Jinggu Cultural Festival Held in Ningde, Fujian
BEIJING, December 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Chen Jinggu Cultural Festival, a large 3-day festival celebrating sea goddess Chen Jinggu kicks off Sunday at the Ancestors Temple in Linshui Palace in Gutian County, southeastern Ningde City from China Fujian Province.
Chen Jinggu, the lady of Linshui, has been revered as the guardian of pregnant women and children and has attracted more than 120 million believers around the world, the majority of whom are from Fujian and the provinces of Taiwan.
After thousands of years of heritage, the folk belief of Chen Jinggu, originally from the Linshui Palace temple in Gutian, has become an important part of the local culture and has exerted a great influence on Chinese communities around the world.
With the aim of promoting cross-strait ties, the festival offers a range of activities on cultural exchanges and the exhibition of products to attract investment and talents.
Gutian County strives to develop Chen Jinggu folk belief as a cultural bond uniting people across the Taiwan Strait by investing in the construction of scenic spots and producing related dramas and documentaries, Zhang Chenghui said. , party leader of Gutian County.
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