Water-sprinkling festival celebrated by Dai ethnic group in SW China (China Daily) | Lao Tribune

Water-sprinkling festival celebrated by Dai ethnic group in SW China (China Daily)

People celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival in Dai autonomous prefecture of Xishuangbanna, southwest China’s Yunnan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]

The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]

People celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival in Dai autonomous prefecture of Xishuangbanna, southwest China’s Yunnan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]

Students celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival at Liuzhou Teachers College in Liuzhou,southwest China’s Sichuan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]

People celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival in Dai autonomous prefecture of Xishuangbanna, southwest China’s Yunnan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]


People celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival in Dai autonomous prefecture of Xishuangbanna, southwest China’s Yunnan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]
Students from Laos celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival at Sichuan University of Arts and Science in Dazhou,southwest China’s Sichuan province, April 15, 2015.The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]

People celebrate the Water-Sprinkling Festival in Dai autonomous prefecture of Xishuangbanna, southwest China’s Yunnan province, April 15, 2015. The water-sprinkling festival, which is also the New Year festival of the Dai people, is a traditional folk activity celebrated by people of Dai ethnic group in China and also by people in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar etc.. People sprinkle water to each other to pray for good fortune and safety during the festival.[Photo/Xinhua]