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Traditional Mongolian festival Nadam held in Hohhot

Posted on Sep 01, 2017 Xinhua


Contestants perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held in Hohhot. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Ding Genhou)



Models wearing traditional costumes perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Wang Zheng)



Dancers perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Ding Genhou)



Actors perform matouqin, a bowed stringed instrument with a scroll carved like a horse's head used by the people of Mongolian ethnic group, during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Ding Genhou)



Actors perform matouqin, a bowed stringed instrument with a scroll carved like a horse's head used by the people of Mongolian ethnic group, during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Wang Zheng)



Contestants attend a horse racing during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Ding Genhou)



Dancers perform during a Nadam fair in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. A three-day Nadam fair was held here. Nadam, meaning "entertainment" or "recreation" in Mongolian, is a mass traditional Mongolian festival in which people celebrate harvests and pray for good luck. (Xinhua/Wang Zheng)

 



    


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