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Traditional Nuo dance performed in China's Jiangxi Province

(Xinhua)

10:59, February 10, 2012

An actor performs traditional Nuo dance at Miaoqian Village in Nanfeng County, east China's Jiangxi Province, Feb. 8, 2012. As a centuried tradition, villagers here usually perform the Nuo dance for 18 days from the beginning of Chinese Lunar New Year. It is a sacrificial ritual for locals to expel evil spirits and pray for blessings and harvests. (Xinhua/Zhou Ke)
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