On July,29,the ethnic minorities were performing a folk dance on Barkol Grassland,northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.[Photo by Zhong Weiliang/China News ]
On July,29, thousands of people from different ethnics celebrate the ‘the grand gathering’ named Arkyn playing and singing competition in Barkol Kazakh Autonomous county,northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
Incredible performances like‘girl chasing’,‘kumis alu’ in the opening ceremony ,a real feast for audience. In addition, the ethnic minority’s athletic competition, including speed racing ,gallop racing,camel racing,wrestling, will be continuously carry out over the two days competition.
In recent years, Barkol county strive to be a "powerful cultural county". Athletic competition and Arkyn playing and singing of the ethnic minorities signals inheriting and carrying forward traditional cultural value and effectively rapid the development of tourism of the Barkol county.
Kazakh people’s traditional shashu ritual ,in which elders pours kurt, baursaks, sweets and cookies to the gusts. [Photo by Zhong Weiliang/China News ]
Players enter the racing field. [Photo by Zhong Weiliang/China News ]
Kazakh nomads perform ‘kumis alu’ picking up a silver coin at full gallop. [Photo by Zhong Weiliang/China News ]
Numerous racing teams [Photo by Zhong Weiliang/China News ]
Kazakh nomads perform the traditional activity ‘girl chasing’