Hohhot celebrates Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival
Children take photos with agricultural products on display to celebrate the Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 21. [Photo/nmgnews]
The Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival was celebrated in Naobao village, Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Sept 21.
Villagers from 12 leagues and cities across Inner Mongolia displayed their local specialties during the festival.
The agricultural products on display showcase the great achievements the region has made in promoting the high-quality growth of agriculture and animal husbandry.
Cultural performances were also put on for festival participants.
Diao Min, a member of the Ulan Muqir Art Troupe in Wuchuan county, performed Reaping the Naked Oats during the festival. He said that his art troupe performed nearly 120 shows in rural areas of Inner Mongolia every year, and that Reaping the Naked Oats, which depicts local residents reaping naked oats and making oat noodles, has proved popular among locals.
According to Wang Qian, director of the cultural performances, over 400 people from Inner Mongolia staged 10 shows during the festival.
Wang said that the performances were also in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China this year.
A performance is given in celebration of the Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia autonomous region on Sept 21. [Photo/IC]