The fire dragon that takes over the streets of Hong Kong once a year
Updated: Jan 25, 2022
I was in the middle of Tai Hang when the fire dragon took hold.
For three nights during the Mid-Autumn Festival, this normally quiet neighborhood in Hong Kong erupts into a frenzy. Crowds of spectators pack this tiny street to watch 300 men parade around a straw dragon adorned with 24,000 slow-burning incense sticks, while performers bang on drums and gongs.