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Huanjiang organizes costume competition

By (chinadaily.com.cn)

The Huanjiang Maonan autonomous county in Hechi, Guangxi, held a female apparel presentation competition on March 8.

The activity was held to celebrate International Women's Day and promote Huanjiang's tourism industry.

As the first clothing display competition in Huanjiang, it attracted more than 300 women from 12 ethnic groups, including Maonan, Yao, Miao, Dong and Shui. The contestants presented their costumes during a fashion show featuring singing and dancing. More than 20,000 local residents and visitors attended the event.

A tourist from Jinchengjiang district highly praised the activity, "The event impressed me a lot. I never thought that Huanjiang had so many diverse folk customs. It made the trip worthwhile!"

Huanjiang organizes costume competition

Contestants in colorful ethnic costumes pose for a photo after Huanjiang's female apparel presentation competition on March 8, International Women's Day. [Photo / hcwang.cn]

Edited by Owen Fishwick


Hechi is located in the northwestern part of Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region and the southern foothills of the Yungui Plateau.