The homeland of peacocks

In the west of Yunnan Province China, there is a beautiful piece of land, which is named Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

The 2012 Dehong International Jingpo Beauty Contest Starts



The commencing ceremony of the 2012 International Jingpo Beauty Contest, which will be staged in Dehong Autonomous Prefecture, is held in the morning of 20 December. Mr. Tang, the deputy secretary of the Prefectural Party Committee, Mr. Yu, the director of the Standing Committee of the Prefectural People’s Congress and other government officials attend the grand ceremony.


Mr. Tang points out at the ceremony that this beauty contest reflects the spirit of revitalizing the prefecture through ethnic cultures. Also, it is an integrated part of the construction of the Golden Port to boost the economy. The 2012 Dehong International Jingpo Beauty Contest will fully demonstrate the charming and time-honored Jingpo ethnic culture to the whole world and provide an impetus to the tourism industry of Dehong Prefecture. Therefore, well-rounded preparations are expected to make this contest a successful and spectacular one.


At the ceremony, representatives of Jingpo girls from America, Myanmar, India, Thailand and other regions of the world collectively give out a performance with Jingpo ethnic cultural essences of different Jingpo ethinc branches. The ceremony ends with Mr. Tang and Mr. Yu inaugurating the contest.

According to the contest schedule, the finale will begin at 8:00p.m. of February 6th at the City Sports Center of Mangshi. The contest will select 2 champions, 2 runner-ups and 3 second runner-ups as well as other top ones in different 10 categories at the final evening.