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Oroqen people celebrate Gulunmuta Festival in China's Heilongjiang

(Xinhua)

09:26, August 09, 2012

An Oroqen athlete performs the ethnic group's migration during the sports competion of the traditional God-of-fire sacrifice festival in Xinsheng Oroqen Township of Heihe, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Aug. 7, 2012. The Gulunmuta Festival, the most important festival for the Oroqen people, was listed as one of the first batch of China's intangible cultural heritages in 2006. The first Gulunmuta Festival in Heilongjiang kicked off on Monday in Xinsheng. More than 150 Oroqen athletes from six teams across Heilongjiang participated in the sports competition. (Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)
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