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As a famoussu historical and cultural city in Guangdong province, Dongguan has prosperous and magnificent folk arts. It is the origin of the Lingnan (South China) painting school as well as the homeland of national Cantonese opera art, awakening lion art, kylin art and dragon-boat art.
Painting
Cantonese Songs and Cantonese Operas
Lion (Dragon, Kylin, Phoenix) Dancing
Dragon-boats
Dragon-boats

Dongguan dragon-boat teams have received the gold cup in the international dragon-boat competitions held in Hong Kong, Macau, Canada, Singapore and Dongguan numerous times. In 2000, Shatian Town has been given the first title of honor “the homeland of dragon-boat” by China Dragon-boat Association, General Administration of Sport of China. It has been the great “Scenery of Dongguan” that Shilong and other waterside regions annually hold a series of dragon-boat competitions continually from May 1st to May 5th of the lunar year.

Dragon-boats competition

Dragon-boats competition