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Unique ways of celebrating Spring Festival

01-31-2014 19:32 BJT Special Report: 2014 Spring Festival |

People all around |China are celebrating the Lunar New Year in their own unique ways.

In Baoqing County of central China’s Hunan Province, people of the Miao ethnic community celebrated Spring Festival by performing their traditional drum dance, where in a village 80 people danced while striking 30 drums.

In Yongdeng County of northwest China’s Gansu Province, stilt walking is the most important way for locals to welcome the New Year. Performers put on make-up to perform a drama while treading on 3.3 meter high stilts.

In Xiaoyi City of north China’s Shanxi Province, people performed local Yangko to celebrate the new year. This is a tradition dating back over 1,000 years, where people put on makeup to sing, dance and do martial arts.

In Qingdao city of east China’s Shandong Province, people dance and sing in the May Fifth Square. Such activities are expected to last for five days.

 

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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