SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

August 26, 2017
Editor: Joyce Dong
SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Folk artist Xiang Ligao (front) plays the 'leyou', a musical instrument unique to the Bouyei ethnic group, during a cultural event held on August 19 outside the Creative Cultural Park in Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province. The event was part of the 2017 Colorful Guizhou Culture and Art Festival. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Two women show their traditional Bouyei costumes at the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

A woman displays ethnic products at the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Locals beat gongs and sound drums at the opening ceremony of the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Women show batik and embroidery skills of the Bouyei at the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

A local sugar product is popular among tourists. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Women from the province's Zhenning Bouyei and Miao Autonomous County show their costumes. The county is home to 29 ethnic groups. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

SW China Festival Celebrates Nation's Rich Cultural Heritage

Women make embroideries at the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News]

 

(Source: Guizhou Ethnic News/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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