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Colourful celebration

, November 26, 2012

An ethnic Miao woman wearing her traditional headwear made of silver waits for a celebrating parade on the Miao's new year's day in Leishan county, southeast Guizhou province, on November 25. More than 1,000 ethnic Miao families live in Xijiang village of Leishan, now the biggest settlement of ethnic Miao minority in China. They celebrate the Miao New Year's day together with the Guzang Festival this year from November 24 to 29. The Guzang Festival is a Miao traditional festival, during which ethnic Miao people of Guizhou province worship their ancestors once in 13 years. Reuters/Sheng Li




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