Dong People Celebrate Earth King Festival in S China

April 18, 2017  By Xinhua  Editor: Penny Huang
Dong People Celebrate Earth King Festival in S China

Locals perform the Lusheng (a reed-pipe wind instrument) Dance on April 16 to celebrate Tuwang (Earth King) Festival, the traditional festival of the Dong ethnic group, in Linxi Village. [Xinhua]

 

Dong People Celebrate Earth King Festival in S China

Locals perform the Lusheng (a reed-pipe wind instrument) Dance on April 16 to celebrate Tuwang (Earth King) Festival. Earth King Festival is regarded as the indigenous 'Valentine's Day' for Dong people. During the festival, people launch various celebration activities including antiphonal singing, traditional dance, Duoye (a congregation singing and dancing event) and bird-fighting with folk customs.[Xinhua]

 

Dong People Celebrate Earth King Festival in S China

Locals clad in traditional costume welcome guests on April 16 during the Tuwang (Earth King) Festival in Linxi Village, Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: Xinhua/Translated and edited by Women of China)

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