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Rural women form band in SW China's Chongqing (2)

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08:21, January 19, 2012

A rural woman, as a member of a small music band of her village, practises playing musical instruments in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, Jan. 17, 2012. The band, consisting of dozens of female villagers, was set up at the Hailong Village of Baishiyi Township in August 2010. Due to love of music, the band members trained quite hard. So far, although they are only trained to play western musical instruments for over one year, they have given performances for over 20 times for both rural and urban audiences. (Xinhua/Li Xiaoguo)
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woodbow at 2012-01-1969.146.96.*
I"m very happy for these new musicians. I have been playing folk music for 50 years and it has brought me many friends and much happiness. Keep practicing, ladies...you will be glad you did.
  

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