March 2 2014 was the second day of the 2nd month of the Chinese lunar calendar. The date is also known as China’s Long Tai Tou (dragon’s head rising) Festival, which marks the beginning of agricultural activities for the New Year. Chinese celebrated this day by doing a variety of activities.
Long, known as the Chinese dragon, enjoys a special place among Chinese culture. In Chinese mythology, the dragon is master of rain and wind. On the day of Long Tai Tou Festival, the dragon raises its head and brings more rain to the land.