21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
The Wa people Dancer

The Wa people are a Southeast Asian ethnic group that lives mainly in Northern Myanmar, in the northern part of Shan State and the eastern part of Kachin State, near and along Myanmar's border with China, as well as in China's Yunnan Province There are many Wa people live in In Ximeng County, Yunnan Province. At the end of last year, China lifted the epidemic control. This is the first Spring Festival after the epidemic ended. The Wa people singing and dancing to celebrate the first Spring Festival without control.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2022
Date Uploaded: 10.2023
Photo Location: XIMENG, China
Camera: NIKON Z 7_2
Copyright: © Haibo Huang