Pulled into the festivities

Ethnic Miao women taking part in a tug of war on Thursday to celebrate a local festival in the Rongshui Miao autonomous county of southern China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The festival, known as "Bohui", takes place twice a year on a mountai
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Ethnic Miao women taking part in a tug of war on Thursday to celebrate a local festival in the Rongshui Miao autonomous county of southern China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The festival, known as "Bohui", takes place twice a year on a mountain slope called Gulong, where horse fights are held and singles get the chance to meet their future partners.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 29, 2018, with the headline 'Pulled into the festivities'. Print Edition | Subscribe