In pictures: as ‘dragon raises its head’ Chinese get haircuts on lucky day

PUBLISHED : Monday, 27 February, 2017, 9:46pm
UPDATED : Monday, 27 February, 2017, 9:46pm

People in China greet the second day of the second month on the lunar calendar, which fell on February 27 this year, by getting their hair cut.

Chinese people call it the day when the “dragon raises its head”, which means the spring awakens after winter hibernation.

All over China, many people hold off from getting their hair cut for weeks and visit salon on this auspicious day.

A hair-raising celebration