Villagers of the Gelao ethnic group join a harvesting activity during the event. [Guizhou Ethnic News/Mu Zi]
"Chixin" literally means "eating the new". The festival is considered a joyous occasion for locals to celebrate the harvest.
Over 2,000 people of different ethnic groups from nearby towns took part in the event.
On that day, local Gelao people practiced diverse folk customs such as harvesting, ancestor worship and village cleaning.
Moreover, nine troupes performed songs and dances with unique ethnic characteristics.
(Source: Guizhou Ethnic News/Translated and edited by Women of China)
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