Lychee Dog Meat Festival – STOP It NOW!

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The Lychee and Dog Meat Festival

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The Lychee and Dog Meat Festival, commonly referred to as Yulin Dog Meat Festival, is an annual celebration held in Yulin, Guangxi, China, during the summer solstice in which festival goers eat dog meat and lychees. The festival spans about ten days during which it is estimated that 10,000–15,000 dogs are consumed. The festival has been criticised by animal welfare supporters.


Lychee and Dog Meat Festival


Lychee and Dog Meat Festival
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A dog meat dish from Guilin, Guangxi, with the tail used as decoration.
Begins21 June
Ends30 June
Location(s)Yulin, Guangxi
Coordinates22°38′N110°09′E / 22.633°N 110.150°E / 22.633; 110.150Coordinates: 22°38′N110°09′E / 22.633°N 110.150°E / 22.633; 110.150
Inaugurated21 June 2009 (2009-06-21)[1]
Most recent21 June 2015 (2015-06-21)
Previous event2015
Next event2016

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