Chagan Lake Ice and Snow Fishing and Hunting Cultural Tourism Festival
The famous Chagan Lake Ice and Snow Fishing and Hunting Cultural Tourism Festival held every winter in the beautiful Chagan Lake.
Chagan Lake, also known as Chagan Naoer, Chagan Bulbs, and Holy Water Lake, which consists of three sisters lakes, is the largest inland lake in Jilin Province and is the famous freshwater lake in China. Also, it is national nature reserve, national water scenic and national AAAA level scenic spots.
Located in the northwest of Guo County in Songyuan City, Chagan Lake has a total area of 60 acres and has a storage capacity of 700 million cubic meters, whose average depth is 2.5 m and the deepest is 6 m. With shoreline twists and turns which up to 128 kilometers and surrounded by a beautiful environment, Chagan Lake is rich in natural resources, especially fishes.
Chagan Lake winter fishing not only was included in the "Asia-Pacific International's most worth preserving ecological historical treasures” blue book directories and national intangible cultural heritage protection list, but also has a Guinness World Records of single network fishing under the ice. And, it was successfully selected as one of "Jilin Eight Sights."
Chagan Lake winter fishing is preserved Mongolian most primitive fishing methods. As early as ten thousand years ago, ancient people of Chagan Naoer were hunting and fishing here. The real Chagan Lake winter fishing can be traced back to Liao and Jin Dynasties.
Chagan Lake winter fishing is not just fishing and hunting culture, but also a National Culture. Winter fishing is a collective activity, which enhanced communication between different ethnic groups and interpersonal, and all cultural and spiritual has been fully demonstrated and heritage in the days of winter fishing.
In addition to traditional classics ceremony, the annual Chagan Lake Ice and Snow Fishing and Hunting Cultural Tourism Festival will be given different themes and add fresh elements, makes the festivals solemn and grand.
The opening ceremony of Chagan Lake Ice and Snow Fishing and Hunting Cultural Tourism Festival is often in December. In the opening scene, the fishermen will dress in traditional costumes and staged a grand, solemn, and explosive sacrificial ceremony.
Worship lake, wake up fishing nets, auction biggest fish, collect holy fire and other classic content is traditional highlight of the festival. Meanwhile, Chagan Lake Ice and Snow Fishing and Hunting Cultural Tourism Festival has added chama dance, folk dance, the auction of the biggest fish, scene fish watching and so on large cultural activities to constantly enrich the festive content.
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