Villagers in southwestern China’s Guizhou province made the five-star national flag using newly harvested red peppers and corns to welcome the approaching National Day, Guizhou Dushi Newspaper reported on Sept. 29.
Yuanbao Village has gained wealth by growing peppers. This year, the production of peppers is estimated to reach 1,600 tons, worth some 3.2 million yuan.
The rural area has changed significantly with the help of governmental funds, said a villager surnamed Nie. Villagers made this special national flag with their own harvest to express their happiness and to celebrate the 68th birthday of the People’s Republic of China.