Disco on the Sea is an entertainment item in the mud flat of East Yellow Sea of Rudong, and the key tourist spot developed in Jiangsu province.
In Rudong, there is a natural-bestowed resource, enjoying exceptional advantage, covering a total area of 1,040,000 mu of mud flat, where more than 10 shellfishes such as clam, Mactra veneriformis, coelomactra, solen and other seafood are abounding, what’s more, the unique natural sceneries are attracting visitors from different directions, especially the disco on the sea, a famous clam trampling is well known to the country and the world.
The “Disco on the Sea” is a traditional method of the fishermen to trample the clams on the mudflat. To do this, the fishermen shall divaricate their feet and shake the waists and move step by step. When the mud is loose by the trampling, the clams may come up from the surface of the mud, and the clams can be picked up easily. To show the tracery of the clams, a simple wash may be helpful, making people fondle admiringly. The trampling requires two feet to alternate and the body and shake, just like the “disco”, thus the name comes. The trampling is also full of rhythm.