Honorable Mention / 2018 / Press / Feature Story

TRADITION MINORITIES BATH IN CHINA

  • Photographer
    Eric Goh Wee Seng

Minorities Tribes in the northern part of Yunnan, China, has a old
traditional custom , laid down by generations.
On the highland deep into the forested area, these minorities tribes
religiously gathered on the first day of the New Year, and bathe in the
open, to cleanse their bodies, for a stretch of 3 nights and days.
men and ladies are separated by different hot , natural bathplaces
and many dipped in the pools for hours, while each take turn to scrub
the bodies, both young and old , respected this tradition.