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Shui people's Duan festival attracts tourists

2008-09-10 04:22:29 GMT2008-09-10 12:22:29 (Beijing Time) China Daily

Women in traditional costumes watch performances from a wooden house during celebrations for the Duan Festival in Duyun, southwestern China's Guizhou Province on September 7, 2008. People of the Shui ethnic group worship their ancestors, sing traditional songs and watch horse races during the Duan Festival, or New Year's Day of the Shui people, as they wish for a new year full of happiness. [Photo: China Foto Press]

Children wearing masks of the Monkey King dance during celebrations for the Duan Festival in Duyun, southwestern China's Guizhou Province on September 7, 2008. [Photo: China Foto Press]

Women wearing traditional costumes walk in paddy fields in Duyun, southwestern China's Guizhou Province on September 7, 2008. [Photo: China Foto Press]

People blow the suona horns during celebrations for the Duan Festival in Duyun, southwestern China's Guizhou Province on September 7, 2008. [Photo: China Foto Press]

People of the Shui ethnic group worship their ancestors, sing traditional songs and watch horse races during the Duan Festival, or New Year's Day of the Shui people, as they wish for a new year full of happiness.

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