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Dress codes pass on ethnic identity

Updated: 2015-03-27 07:12 Comments

Dress codes pass on ethnic identity

Photo by Huyan Shuo / China Daily

For ethnic Yao people living in Jinxiu county in the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, traditional attire is more than just fashion-it's a statement of identity and a key part of celebrations.

Every December, Yao people-clad in colorful layers with elaborate embroidery-gather to sing and dance in celebration of the Panwang Festival, when they worship their ancestors.

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