Sheba Festival Celebrated in Xichehe Township, China's Hunan

June 8, 2019
Editor: Wei Xuanyi
CHINA-HUNAN-SHEBA FESTIVAL-TUJIA ETHNIC GROUP (CN)

People of Tujia ethnic group dance to celebrate Sheba Festival in Xichehe Township of Longshan County in Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, central China's Hunan Province, June 6, 2019. The Tujia people, one of the largest ethnic minority groups in China, on Thursday celebrated the Sheba Festival with huge gatherings, lively dances and bilingual events. The Sheba Festival, an important occasion for Tujia people to revel, socialize and pay tribute to ancestors, does not have a fixed date but usually precedes Dragon Boat Festival. [Xinhua/Xue Yuge]

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