Sand-piling Festival Celebrated with Sandcastles, Song, Dance

December 3, 2018  Editor: Wang Yue
Sand-piling Festival Celebrated with Sandcastles, Song, Dance
Senior villagers make sandcastles in Mangshi city of Southwest China's Yunnan province to celebrate Sand-piling Festival. [China Daily/Zhuang Yucong]

 

Sand-piling Festival kicked off recently in Mangshi, a county-level city in Southwest China's Yunnan province.

The festival is a traditional activity of the Dai ethnic group to pray for health and harvest.

The two-day festival attracted lots of senior villagers, who brought flowers and ornaments.

Participants sang and danced around the decorated sandcastles.

 

Sand-piling Festival Celebrated with Sandcastles, Song, Dance
The two-day festival attracted lots of senior villagers, who brought flowers and ornaments. [China Daily/Zhuang Yucong]
Sand-piling Festival Celebrated with Sandcastles, Song, Dance
Villagers decorate the completed sandcastles. [China Daily/Zhuang Yucong]
Sand-piling Festival Celebrated with Sandcastles, Song, Dance
Participants light candles to pray for health and harvest. [China Daily/Zhuang Yucong]

 

(Source: China Daily)

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