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Wa People, Tourists Celebrate 'Monihei' Carnival in SW China

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People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

People of Wa ethnic group dance during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in tug-of-war during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

People of Wa ethnic group and tourists take part in tug-of-war during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017. As a tradition, Wa people throw and smear muddy water onto each other to express their wishes for health and happiness during the "Monihei" carnival. [Xinhua]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

 

http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/culture/minority/1705/35-1.htm

People of Wa ethnic group dance during the "Monihei" Carnival in Cangyuan County, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 30, 2017.

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