The annual "Man Carrying" parade was held on Friday in the Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Guizhou Province.

The festival means to celebrate the village hero on the 7th or 8th day of the first month of China's lunar calendar mainly by the ethnic minority people of Dong in Guizhou Province.

In the village of Huanggang, Shuangjiang Town, Liping County, the Dong people were dressed in traditional costumes to take part in the activity, praying for blessings in the new year. Young men or children impersonated to be the "Man" (hero) were carried by villagers to parade around the village.!language=1

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