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Ethnic Cultures, Tourism Festival Opens in Xinjiang

2007-06-08

Two riders compete in the "Girl's chase" game during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 6, 2007. Traditional sports in ethnic minority groups Kazakh and Uygur, such as catching the goat, camel race, donkey race, and girls' chase, were performed during the festival amid local government's efforts to develop the tourism. (newsphoto)
Two riders compete in a camel race during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region .
Riders compete in the "Catching the goat" game during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,
People watch the chicken fighting during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,
Two players compete in a traditional pulling game during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,
Two riders compete in a donkey race during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region,
A rider competes in a donkey race during the opening ceremony of the Ethnic Cultures and Tourism Festival in Huocheng County, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.


(Source:Xinhua News Agency , 2007-06-08)