Mon, April 13, 2009
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Miao people celebrate Sisters Festival

2009-04-13 06:01:26 GMT2009-04-13 14:01:26 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

People of the Miao ethnic group perform folk dance during the "Sisters Festival" in Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sunday April 12, 2009. The traditional Sisters Fesitval of the Miao people, celebrated on the 15th day of the third lunar month, is an occasion for young people to meet and choose their lovers. [CFP]

Men of the Miao ethnic group blow lusheng pipes during the "Sisters Festival" in Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sunday April 12, 2009. The traditional Sisters Fesitval of the Miao people, celebrated on the 15th day of the third Lunar month, is an occasion for young people to meet and choose their lovers. [CFP]

People of the Miao ethnic group eat "sister rice" with home-made wine during the "Sisters Festival" in Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sunday April 12, 2009. The traditional Sisters Fesitval of the Miao people, celebrated on the 15th day of the third Lunar month, is an occasion for young people to meet and choose their lovers. [CFP]

A woman of the Miao ethnic group smiles as she watches a dance during the "Sisters Festival" in Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sunday April 12, 2009. The traditional Sisters Fesitval of the Miao people, celebrated on the 15th day of the third Lunar month, is an occasion for young people to meet and choose their lovers. [CFP]

People of the Miao ethnic group play in a river with fishpots during celebrations of the "Sisters Festival" in Taijiang county, Southwest China's Guizhou province, on Sunday April 11, 2009. [CFP]

The traditional Sisters Fesitval of the Miao people, celebrated on the 15th day of the third lunar month, is an occasion for young people to meet and choose their lovers.

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