A study on Spring Festival belief activities in coastal areas of Shandong--- A Case Study of Qingdao Tianheng Island
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- the spring festival; beliefs; ocean; Tianheng Island
- In the coastal areas of Shandong Province, there are many worship services during the Spring Festival. The worship activities are based on the belief of the sea. The gods of its sacrifices can be described as extremely numerous. In addition to their old ancestors, God of Wealth, and heavenly grandfathers, they also sacrifice the fishermen's safety, fishing harvest closely related to Matsu, Hailong, Sun Xianku, four rich, days, master and many other gods, which shows the unique customs of the coastal areas. Based on the investigation of the belief ritual of the spring festival in the Tian heng island area of Qingdao, this paper probes into how coastal fishermen strengthen their sense of identity and belonging to the family and the group, and even enhance the identity of the villages and their living backgrounds by means of various deities and worship of various deities during the Spring Festival.
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TY - CONF AU - Hongjuan Zhao PY - 2018/05 DA - 2018/05 TI - A study on Spring Festival belief activities in coastal areas of Shandong--- A Case Study of Qingdao Tianheng Island BT - 2018 4th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2018) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 165 EP - 170 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.33 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ichssr-18.2018.33 ID - Zhao2018/05 ER -