Sand-piling Festival celebrated with sandcastles, song and dance

By Li Yingqing and Zhou Huiying | | Updated: 2018-11-30 20:02
Senior villagers make sandcastles in Mangshi city of Southwest China's Yunnan province to celebrate Sand-piling Festival. [Photo by Zhuang Yucong for]

Sand-piling Festival kicked off recently in Mangshi, a county-level city in Southwest China's Yunnan province.

The festival is a traditional activity of the Dai ethnic group to pray for health and harvest.

The two-day festival attracted lots of senior villagers, who brought flowers and ornaments.

Participants sang and danced around the decorated sandcastles.

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