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Yao's traditional clothing is only Cheap Prom Dresses on festive occasions and shirts, skirts, trousers, jeans and sweaters are commonly worn today. Even Yao's father-in-law, Boben, who is in his 70s, wears a dark gray shirt, pants and a navy-blue baseball cap. Yao's 44-year-old wife Yila wears close-fitting shirts with short sleeves and long, straight colorful skirts, typical of the women of the Short Prom Dresses ethnic group of Xishuangbanna, the prefecture that administers Mengla. If no one succeeds Yao - the last tailor - there will be no one making traditional Paijiao costumes. Both of his sons have different futures in mind. His eldest, 19-year-old son left Mangang three years ago and now works at Prom Dresses 2012 shoe factory in Chengdu, Sichuan. The other son, Yao Chu, who is taller than 1.8m, wants to become a fashion model, but not of Paijiao costumes. "I've never worn traditional Paijiao clothes. I don't think they look cool. I like trendy, fashionable clothes," says the young man who is half Paijiao, half Han. In China, a child born of a mixed marriage between One Shoulder Prom Dresses ethnic groups can choose either ethnic identity of the parents. If the choice is between a Han and a minority, parents usually choose minority status for the child who can enjoy preferential policies in education and family planning. The eldest son left home after middle school because he wanted to be independent Sexy Prom Dresses experience urban living. He worked in a Beijing garment factory before going to Chengdu last year. He isn't concerned about losing the traditions of his community, saying that if he forgets his Paijiao mother tongue, his peers will carry on. His grandfather Boben, however, is sad that young people show so little interest in their heritage. He says few can Strapless Prom Dresses the traditional bamboo musical instrument, the qike, let alone play it in festival rituals and perform historical sagas. Boben says the Paijiao people in Mangang are migrants, whose ancestors lived in Laos. They moved to Xishuangbanna in 1944 and in 1967 settled in their village.



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