Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China

May 1, 2017
By XinhuaEditor: Penny Huang
Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China
People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China
People of Wa ethnic group dance during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China
People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China
People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in tug-of-war during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China
People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in tug-of-war during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

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