Dao Xiaorui is giving ethnic costumes to Zhang Ziyi as a present
On February 25, Zhang Ziyi, a well-known film star, came to Ruili, Yunnan, a border city located at the China-Myanmar border, to take part in the making of Dehong publicity film.
Wearing Jingpo and Dai costumes, Zhang tried to learn the local ethnic dance for the photography. One of the production crew was quoted by saying that Zhang is very friendly and the photography is successful. It’s learnt that Zhang showed great interest in the unique ethnic customs, jade culture, and rosewood culture in Ruili. Besides, Zhang also praised people in Ruili for their being hospitable and honest, which she said is just like the natural scene of Ruili.
During the interview, Zhang also expressed her congratulations to Ang Lee for his winning of Academy Award, hoping that more and more Chinese people can get the win.
Dao Xiaorui, governor of Ruili, said that everyday Ruili will welcome guests from all over the world with its new and gradual development. As an international film star, Zhang’s joining in the film will be critical for the publicity of Ruili which will be more open, more comprehensive and more energetic. At last, on behalf of Ruili, Dao Xiaorui gave a set of ethnic costumes which is of memorable significance to Zhang Ziyi as a present.