On 16th September, a grand ethnic fashion show was unveiled in Wuzhishan City, a prominent settlement of the Li and Miao ethnic groups in Hainan. This event seamlessly blended tradition and modernity, showcasing the vibrant fusion of ethnicity and fashion. People from far and wide, along with local villagers, came together to celebrate the ethnic culture and intangible heritage.
In addition to professional models, a special "Village Show" performance team consisting of 20 villagers also graced the event. Their presence on stage aimed to highlight the lively ethnic culture of the local community and the pristine allure of the tropical rainforest in Wuzhishan City. Donning traditional Li costumes, as well as outfits inspired by the rainforest's flora, and even cycling attire, they brilliantly showcased the region's abundant heritage in a truly captivating way, according to the Publicity Department of Wuzhishan Municipal Party Committee.
Furthermore, the event showcased a market dedicated to intangible cultural heritage. Additionally, a special theme activity highlighting authentic local cuisine was also part of the festivities.
The Wuzhishan Ethnic Fashion "Village Show" series of cultural activities kicked off on 16th September and is plan to end on 31st October. This event serves a threefold purpose: to present an enchanting fashion show that beautifully embodies the distinctive ethnic traits for the audience, to promote the revival of rural areas, and to stimulate economic development in the countryside.
Source: Publicity Department of Wuzhishan Municipal Party Committee