Themed on “Inimitable Zhangjiajie, Coolest Ethnic Trend”, the First China (Zhangjaijie) Folk Culture Publicity Month was launched at Tusi Site of Zhangjiajie on the morning of July 9, 2016. The activity began when a high priest officiated at the ceremony in memory of ancestors and praying for blessing. Nearly 1,000 folk artisans as well as tourists from home and abroad wore Nuo masks altogether.
Tujia ethnic group celebrates Water-Splashing Festival which is also known as Po Longshui (Dragon water splashing).
Tujia ethnic group performs Nuo dance with distinguishing masks.
Zhangjiajie’s unique custom “Po Longshui”
Sponsors representatives beat drum together and wish for a success of Zhangjiajie Folk Culture Publicity Month.
Translator: Xiao Juan
Source: Hunan Official Web Portal