The ongoing Ninth National Traditional Games for Ethnic Minorities of China will take a day off on Thursday.
For both participants and spectators, the ethnic games are more like a multi-ethnic carnival and a demonstration of national unity of China.
The wrestling events in the ongoing ninth Chinese National Ethnic Games are different from those under Olympic rules.
Stilt race, known as Gaojiao Jingsu in Chinese, is a popular sprinting event. Contenders are required to run on stilts, made of two bamboo or wooden poles, attached to their lower legs.
Firework-snatching" game at the Ninth National Ethnic Games held in Guiyang, the capital of Southwest China's Guizhou province on Sept 13, 2011.
Nothing could make Chinese Uygur Adili Wuxor happier but Dawaz becoming a well-known and better inherited performance.
Highlights of the 9th National Traditional Ethnic Sports Games in Guizhou province in Southwest China, Sept 12, 2011.
Scout Bassett is dubbed triathlon's "Cinderella", She was left on the doorstep of a local orphanage in Nanjing with a missing right leg.
The ninth National Ethnic Games, in Guiyang, the capital of Guizhou province, had their opening ceremony.
Jiaxiu Tower, the landmark of Guiyang, is illuminated by neon light as the city welcomes the ninth National Traditional Games of Ethnic Minorities, in Guiyang, Southwest China's Guizhou province.
This capital of the southwestern province of Guizhou, where the ninth Chinese Traditional Games of Ethnic Nationalities opened on Saturday, is a city of surprises. How many urban parks do you know that have hundreds of monkeys freely roaming around?
Chinese women's national soccer team was eliminated from contention for a berth at the 2012 Olympic Games.