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China News | Ethnic Minorities

China includes ethnic Han for first time in national multicultural athletic festival
  • The National Traditional Games for Ethnic Minorities opened on Sunday, with 6,240 athletes from 31 provinces and ethnic groups competing in traditional sports.
  • Han participants were allowed for the first time limited participation with ethnic minorities including Huis, Zhuangs, Uyghurs, Yis, and Miaos and representation from Mongolia, Tibet, and Taiwan.
  • The 17 competitive events in the quadrennial festival include camel ball, bamboo drifting, dragon boat racing, and stilt-running.

Read the full story at the South China Morning Post.

(Image Credit: Xinhua News Agency, via the South China Morning Post)