Secret Chinese theme park for gnomes
• The Mystery of Chinese theme park Dwarf
One day, while on the Internet travels, Belgian photographer Sanne De Wilde came across a photo of people at the theme park of dwarfs. Intrigued by this circus or theater, she found out that the park is called the Kingdom of the little people, also known as the theme park in Yunnan province of China. Here, people of small stature, dwarves sing songs, perform dances and other performances show for tourists.
De Wilde through contacts Belgian TV in Beijing contacted the park manager, who invited her to come to visit, and gave permission to take photographs. Upon arrival, the photographer quickly realized that the line between fiction and reality is blurred.
The owner of the Kingdom of the little people, Chen Mindzhing argues that the park was built to ensure the employment of 80 dwarfs working in the park. Opponents argue that circus that dwarfs residing here now put on display as a freak show.
to come to China on a tourist visa, De Wilde held here a couple of weeks. It captured everything that happens in this interesting place as the front of the curtain and behind it.
De Wilde says: "I wanted to enter into this tale, but to show it from a different perspective." Therefore, photographers to shoot and accommodations, which are not allowed visitors, as well as simple everyday scenes with the dwarfs.
The thematic park almost every day concerts and performances dwarfs. For training in young people organized by gyms, dance studio. All the sooner they left a lot of free time and they spend at the hostel, playing each other, conduct long conversations and discussions.
"A lot of times people just stick out in their rooms or lie on their beds, their leisure not organized," - says the photographer.
De Wilde, which itself is a tall blonde, very interested in dwarfs, they vied with each other came up to her and asks to take a picture.
Artists Chinese theme park for the gnomes.