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Ethnic groups celebrate ‘Liuyueliu’ in South and Central China

Editor:李莎宁
Source:chinadaily.com.cn
Updated:2019-07-10 11:33:01

  Women of the Yao ethnic group demonstrate how to weave cloth used to make traditional costumes in Longsheng county, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and people celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Women of the Yao ethnic group sun their clothes outside window in Longsheng county, Guangxi province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the  Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and people celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Men of the Tujia ethnic group perform Daliuzi, an ancient folk musical instrument , in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and members celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  People of the Tujia ethnic group perform folk dance to celebrate Liuyueliu in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marks the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and people celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Members of the Tujia ethnic group perform a folk dance to celebrate Liuyueliu in Zhangjiajie, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups. People celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Women in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture, Sounthwest China's Guizhou province, dress up to attend activities celebrating the  Liuyueliuon July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Performers wait to take the stage at the opening ceremony of the LiuyueliuFolk Song Festival in Chengbu Miao autonomous county, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and members celebrate with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Performers sing a song at the opening ceremony of the LiuyueliuFolk Song Festival in Chengbu Miao autonomous county, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups and people celebrate with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]


  Colorfully garbed performers dance at the opening ceremony of the LiuyueliuFolk Song Festival in Chengbu Miao autonomous county, Central China's Hunan province, on July 8, 2019. Monday marked the Liuyueliu, the sixth day on the sixth month of Chinese lunar calendar. It is a traditional festival for many ethnic groups. People celebrate it with various traditions. [Photo/Xinhua]