PHOTOS Handcraft competition highlight of Miao Sister Meal Festival

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Handcraft competition highlight of Miao Sister Meal Festival

CGTN

09:50, April 20, 2019

A Chinese traditional handcraft competition was held in Taijiang County, south China’s Guizhou Province on April 19, 2019 as part of the Miao ethnic group's Sister Meal Festival. /Xinhua Photo

Over 200 people took part in the competition, showing excellent skills in making silver ornaments, embroidery, and bandhnu. /Xinhua Photo.

Silver jewelry has always been favored by Miao culture which sees silver as a symbol of purity. /Xinhua Photo.

Other activities over the four-day festival, which ends April 21, include a grand parade with people dressed up in traditional costumes, a long table feast, and the making of colorful sister rice. /Xinhua Photo.

The Sister Meal Festival is one of the traditional festivals of Miao people and was enlisted as a China Intangible Cultural Heritage in 2006. /Xinhua Photo.

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