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Miao people celebrate Sisters Festival

2010-04-29 07:34:42 GMT2010-04-29 15:34:42 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Villagers of the Miao ethnic group net for fish in a contest, part of the celebrations of “Sisters Festival”, in Taijiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou province, April 28, 2010. A lot of activities such as traditional dances, Miao ethnic dress shows, dragon boat racing and bullfighting will be held during this festival. It is also a time where people search for life-long partners. [Photo/Xinhua]

Villagers of the Miao ethnic group net for fish in a contest, part of the celebrations of “Sisters Festival”, in Taijiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou province, April 28, 2010. A lot of activities such as traditional dances, Miao ethnic dress shows, dragon boat racing and bullfighting will be held during this festival. It is also a time where people search for life-long partners. [Photo/Xinhua]

Villagers of the Miao ethnic group net for fish in a contest, part of the celebrations of “Sisters Festival”, in Taijiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou province, April 28, 2010. A lot of activities such as traditional dances, Miao ethnic dress shows, dragon boat racing and bullfighting will be held during this festival. It is also a time where people search for life-long partners. [Photo/Xinhua]

Villagers of the Miao ethnic group try to catch fish in a contest, part of the celebrations of “Sisters Festival”, in Taijiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou province, April 28, 2010. A lot of activities such as traditional dances, Miao ethnic dress shows, dragon boat racing and bullfighting will be held during this festival. It is also a time where people search for life-long partners. [Photo/Xinhua]

Villagers of the Miao ethnic group net for fish in a contest, part of the celebrations of “Sisters Festival”, in Taijiang County, Southwest China's Guizhou province, April 28, 2010. A lot of activities such as traditional dances, Miao ethnic dress shows, dragon boat racing and bullfighting will be held during this festival. It is also a time where people search for life-long partners.

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