The opening ceremony for the Winter Nadam Fair of Inner Mongolia autonomous region took place on Dec 23 in Hulunbuir, with traditional ethnic performances, equestrian shows and a motorcade of camels happening as outdoor temperatures plunged to about -25 C.
The traditional Mongolian festival - whose name "nadam" literally means "entertainment" or "recreation" in the Mongolian language - features horse races, wrestling matches and archery contests.
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