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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.

 

 

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