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Festival promotes folk culture of Korean ethnic group

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: June 16, 2021
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A cultural tourism festival officially kicks off on June 12 in Shimen town, Antu county, Northeast China's Jilin province, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China (CPC), as well as to promote the folk culture of the Korean ethnic group. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

An artistic performance featuring Korean music and dancing is staged during the event, June 12. Shimen is a town inhabited by people of the Korean ethnic group. The town boasts beautiful natural scenery and rich and unique folk culture, and has been selected as a research base for Korean villages. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Folk performances are staged during the event, June 12. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Doenjang, based on soybean fermentation, is one of the most popular Korean traditional food ingredients. During the event, visitors can experience the Doenjang-making process with villagers. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]