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Cultural heritage helps ethnic groups in south China’s county shake off poverty


Women of different ethnic groups learn embroidery at a poverty alleviation workshop in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 18, 2019. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of different ethnic groups learn embroidery at a poverty alleviation workshop in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Nov. 18, 2019. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

People of Dong ethnic group take part in a harvest festival in Dongtou Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 26, 2018. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

People of Dong ethnic group take part in a harvest festival in Dongtou Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 26, 2018. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Farmers of the Miao ethnic group harvest purple glutinous rice, a local agri-product, at Yuanbao Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 30, 2018. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Farmers of the Miao ethnic group harvest purple glutinous rice, a local agri-product, at Yuanbao Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Oct. 30, 2018. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of the Miao ethnic group show the Zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Dangjiu village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 25, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of the Miao ethnic group show the Zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made of glutinous rice wrapped in bamboo leaves, to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival in Dangjiu village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 25, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of the Miao ethnic group showcase their traditional costumes to tourists in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jan. 8, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of the Miao ethnic group showcase their traditional costumes to tourists in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Jan. 8, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Zheng changhao(L), a poverty alleviation official, works with local villagers in Dangjiu village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Zheng changhao(L), a poverty alleviation official, works with local villagers in Dangjiu village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 15, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of different ethnic groups learn embroidery at a training class in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, July 9, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of different ethnic groups learn embroidery at a training class in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, July 9, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of different ethnic groups show the poverty-alleviation products in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 12, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Women of different ethnic groups show the poverty-alleviation products in Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 12, 2020. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Aerial photo taken on June 18, 2019 shows roads connecting each household in Dangjiu Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

Aerial photo taken on June 18, 2019 shows roads connecting each household in Dangjiu Village of Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, home to people of 13 ethnic groups, is one of the 20 most poverty-stricken counties in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, with 28.53 percent of its people living under poverty line. As a major battlefield in the poverty alleviation campaign, the county has made full use of its rich ethnic and cultural heritage, developing a tourism industry featuring cultural inheritance and targeted poverty alleviation, helping about 30,000 local villagers shaking off poverty. On Nov. 20, 2020, the county was officially out of poverty as a whole. (Xinhua/Huang Xiaobang)

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