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POST TIME: 9 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 8 March, 2018 06:44:15 PM
1,350-year-old tradition still alive
Photo by Chen Fei

1,350-year-old tradition still alive

The “costume competition festival”, is held in Zhiju Village, Yongren county of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in Yunnan province each year on the 15th day of the first lunar month. This year, the festval falls on March 3.

During the festival, the local young people attended a local mass-dating event, following a tradition that dates back about 1,350 years. The festival is not only an occasion to celebrate, but also a chance for single people to meet each other.