Ethnic Dong Women Celebrate Special Day in Hometown

February 18, 2019  By Zhang Ping  Editor: Lei Yang

Around 300 married women from Lingnan Village in Tongdao Dong Autonomous County, central China's Hunan Province, returned to their hometown to celebrate Spring Festival on February 7, the third day of the Chinese lunar New Year, and spend time with their families.

 

Women Returnees Celebrate Special Day in Rural Ethnic Village
Villagers wear traditional local costumes to welcome home female returnees.  [Women of China / Zhang Ping]
Women Returnees Celebrate Special Day in Rural Ethnic Village
Villagers welcome the women back to their hometown.  [Women of China / Zhang Ping]
Women Returnees Celebrate Special Day in Rural Ethnic Village

Women in Lingnan Village drink wine before entering their home in accordance with local tradition. [Women of China / Zhang Ping]

Women Returnees Celebrate Special Day in Rural Ethnic Village
Local dishes are prepared for the women.  [Women of China / Zhang Ping]

 

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