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Enjoying the traditional fair

2013-06-14 15:32

By (Chinadaily.com)

Enjoying the traditional fair

"Ladies chase" is a way for Kazak youngsters to express their love. Two Kazakhs participate in the “Ladies chase” event at the 18th Aqin Aytis Fair, June 10, 2013.[Photo/Xinhua]

The 18th three-day Aqin Aytis Fair opened upon the Argonne Ghet grassland in Burqin county, Aletai, Xinjiang, June 10, 2013.

The fair includes activities of the Aqin Aytis, folk instrument performances, wrestling, arm wrestling and yurt decoration and so on. Horse racing and goat grabbing will also be performed during the session.

“Aqin” means singer, “Aqin Aytis” means “a singer plays”. Aqin Aytis is an ancient form of Kazak folk art.


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