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Folk dance in Yunnan

By : Agencies|Updated: 2011-08-24

Villagers jump as they perform a folk dance for visiting tourists in Zhenxing village in Jinggu county, Yunnan province August 21, 2011. The performance, a traditional folk dance of the Yi ethnic minority, involves a man acting like a shepherd and dozens of people acting as goats by holding wooden sticks attached to a handcrafted goat head. The villagers believe that the dance can ward off evil spirits and bring good fortune, local media reported. Picture taken August 21, 2011. [Agencies]

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