Tin Hau Festival in Hong Kong
Tin Hau temples across Hong Kong have been the main venues of religious activities of the Tin Hau beliefs. Worship ceremonies held at Tin Hau temples bring communities and clans together. Every year, on the 23rd day of the third lunar month – or on other designated dates – the birthday of Tin Hau is celebrated in different scales in various districts. Some neighbourhood organising committees stage Cantonese opera performances to express gratitude to Tin Hau, and exchange fa pau (flowery rockets). Some may also hold parades along waterways or on land. Tin Hau Festival in Hong Kong was inscribed onto the Fifth National List of ICH in 2021.