PHOTOS Sheepshearing contest held during folk festival in Ziwei, SW China's Sichuan

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Sheepshearing contest held during folk festival in Ziwei, SW China's Sichuan

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20:17, July 20, 2019

People of the Yi ethnic group participate in a sheepshearing contest during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 20, 2019. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

Photo taken on July 20, 2019 shows people of the Yi ethnic group attending a sheepshearing contest during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

People of the Yi ethnic group participate in a sheepshearing contest during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 20, 2019. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

People of the Yi ethnic group participate in a sheepshearing contest during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 20, 2019. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

A man of the Yi ethnic group tends sheep to the water before shearing during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 20, 2019. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

A person of the Yi ethnic group participates in a sheepshearing contest during a folk festival to pray for good harvest and health in Ziwei Township of Meigu County, southwest China's Sichuan Province, July 20, 2019. Activities including sheep fight game and wrestling will also be held during the festival. (Xinhua/Jiang Hongjing)

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