Photos: Hmong New Year celebrates beauty, culture


Putting on false eyelashes
1 Putting on false eyelashes 
Dance performance for the Hmong New Year.
2 Dance performance for the Hmong New Year. 
Taking pictures
3 Taking pictures 
Hmong pageant behind stage.
4 Hmong pageant behind stage. 
A dance group performs on stage.
5 A dance group performs on stage. 
Hmong pageant contestant Padee Yang.
6 Hmong pageant contestant Padee Yang. 
A pageant coordinator watches the big screen.
7 A pageant coordinator watches the big screen. 
Hmong pageant contestant Padee Yang.
8 Hmong pageant contestant Padee Yang. 
A boys dance group performs on stage.
9 A boys dance group performs on stage.