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Miao traditional festival

05-23-2011 10:06 BJT

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According to the Chinese Lunar Calendar, April 8th is time for the traditional Tiao HuaPo Festival for the Miao ethnicity in An Sun village of Southern China.

During this special event, thousands of ethnic Miao people dressed in stunning costumes made from extraordinary batik cloth and layers of silver lead embroidery. They gathered together to dance and cheer as music was played on the Lusheng, a typical instrument prevalent in Miao communities.

 During the Tiao Huapo Festival, courtship is particularly important. For single young people, this is the holiday they have been longing for because its the best moment for them to impress their lovers.

Children are also fully dedicated to the celebration and contribute greatly to the peaceful and harmonious look of the holiday.

Editor:Wang Xiaomei |Source: CNTV.CN

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