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Second Wuliang Mountain Carnival Kicks Off Ceremoniously

(People's Daily Online)    08:34, December 30, 2015
Second Wuliang Mountain Carnival Kicks Off Ceremoniously

On December 19, 2015, the Great Hall of the People of Jingdong County was brilliantly illuminated and filled to capacity with distinguished guests, as a music and dance show kicked off with a chorus called "The Yi People's Many and Varied Voices in Jingdong County" in a big way to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the founding of Jingdong Yi Autonomous County and the Second Wuliang Mountain Carnival.

The two-day carnival last from December 19 to 20, 2015. A large number of activities were organized for the festival, including a variety show given by Jingdong County's Misaba Troupe that featured the indigenous songs and dances of the Yi Nationality; a top spinning competition; a carrying pole competition; a gladiator competition; the Wuliang Mountain Black-bone Chicken King Competition; a rite ceremoniously performed to pay homage to Confucius called "Book Fragrance Jingdong, The Humanities Hometown of the Yi People"; the "Wuliang Mountain Songs Sung to Three Stringed Instruments' Accompaniment" competition; the "Carnival Night" Yi People's Songs Competition; and other kinds of shows and performances unique to the Yi People.

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