One hundred talented embroiderers demonstrated their skills on Nov 19 at an embroidery competition in Congjiang county, Guizhou province.
Congjiang county in Guizhou province held its first ever contest for songs of the Miao ethnic group on Nov 17.
Beijingers were able to experience original Miao culture in the capital as a Miao lifestyle exhibition opened from Nov 3 to 6.
More than 150,000 people of the Miao ethnic group attended a carnival in Leishan county to celebrate the Miao New Year Festival on Nov 4.
Huang Jinmei is a woman on a mission: to preserve the future of traditional Bouyei clothes – one stitch at a time.
Every year around October time, people of the Miao ethnic group living in Guizhou’s Danzhai county don their finest traditional garb to celebrate the first harvest of the year on Chixin Festival.
For many of the Bouyei ethnic group, making and wearing traditional clothes when occasion permits is a rite of passage.
Like his father, Jia Shengxiang makes his living with a gun. His father used the weapon for hunting; Jia fires it during performances for tourists.