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Sisters' Meal Festival 4

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: Helen : (Helen is photographing in, Australia) on 15 May 2012 in People & Portrait.

The Miao people celebrate the Sisters' Meal Festival over five days annually in April. Villagers dress in their distrinctive finery and masses participate in a singing and dancing ceremony in Taijiang. This festival is an opportunity for young people to mingle and find love. These photos were taken on the day of the grand parade where thousands of villagers danced and jingled through the streets dressed up in their spectacular costumes.

Canon EOS 40D 1/800 second F/10.0 ISO 400 40 mm

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Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

my my what a rich festival you attended! great cultural shot*

15 May 2012 1:20pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

interesting picture and text

15 May 2012 3:19pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Really captures the scale of the event when we see many people together in the same style of dress (compared to the shots a few days ago of single subjects.)

15 May 2012 4:08pm

Tom from Stekene, Belgium

Nice portrait with nice dof

15 May 2012 7:51pm

number11 from pompei, United States

Brilliant colors, and clear solid image- i almost wish there were one more child on the left side :)
***Wonderful though!

15 May 2012 8:22pm

Henry Westheim from Taichung, Taiwan

Gorgeous photograph.

29 Nov 2015 9:56am