Sama Festival, One of China's State Intangible Cultural Heritages

April 25, 2013
Editor: Zhu Yanhong

People of the Miao ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. The Sama Festival, an ancient traditional festival commemorating the woman ancestors of the Dong ethnic group, was listed as one of China's state intangible cultural heritages in 2006. [Xinhua]

People of the Miao ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. The Sama Festival, an ancient traditional festival commemorating the woman ancestors of the Dong ethnic group, was listed as one of China's state intangible cultural heritages in 2006. [Xinhua]

People of the Dong ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. The Sama Festival, an ancient traditional festival commemorating the woman ancestors of the Dong ethnic group, was listed as one of China's state intangible cultural heritages in 2006. [Xinhua]

People of the Dong ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. The Sama Festival, an ancient traditional festival commemorating the woman ancestors of the Dong ethnic group, was listed as one of China's state intangible cultural heritages in 2006. [Xinhua]

Children of the Dong ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. [Xinhua]

Children of the Dong ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. [Xinhua]

People of the Miao ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. [Xinhua]

People of the Miao ethnic group take part in the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province. [Xinhua]

  

People of the Dong ethnic group dressed as bulls perform during the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province.[Xinhua]

People of the Dong ethnic group dressed as bulls perform during the Sama Festival on a street in Rongjiang county, southwest China's Guizhou province.[Xinhua]

(Source: China Daily)

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