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Promoting traditions in China’s southwestern province Yunnan 

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A girl of Yingpan Ethnic Primary School poses for a photo while practicing Munao Dancing during a break in Xishan Township of Mangshi City, Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, June 21, 2019. Primary school teaches folk dance to pupils to encourage tradition in China’s Yunnan.

Munao Dancing is a traditional folk dance of Jingpo ethnic group which was enlisted as national intangible cultural heritage in 2006. Performers dance in two long lines to drums and gongs with swords and crossbows in hands. Yingpan Ethnic Primary School has been teaching the dance to pupils since 2014 to promote this tradition.

 

 

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