Funing County Festivals and Events
Funing County enjoys diverse ethnic groups, also the featured festivals. If you step on Funing County, you can meet the tradition custom of ethnic groups in the activities of Funing County. Check following and find more detailed information of festivals of Funing County.
♦Sanyuesan Festival of Zhuang People (壮族三月三)
Sanyuesan is the grandest festival of Zhuang people, representing the Luoyue 骆越 culture. Zhuangs hold many games and performances during the festival.
♦Huashan Festival of Miao People (苗族花山节)
Huashan Festival is the most important festival of Miao people in Wenshan. It is the festival to sacrifice ancestor of Miao, Chiyou(蚩尤). The main activities are singing in antiphonal style, martial art show, horse-racing, bullfighting etc.
♦Panwang Festival of Yao People (瑶族盘王节)
The activities and time of festival differ regionally. In general, they will kill the animal and give a banquet for giving a cordial hospitality to guests. It is the activity to memorize their hero, Panwang, who protect them in the ancient time.
♦Hualian Festival of Yi People (彝族花脸节)
Hualian means to enforce somebody to wear collies. Yi ancestors in Qiubei were said to wear black collies on their faces to drive away evil spirits thus Hualian Festival was brought forth, and it has become a golden opportunity for young generation to develop new romances.
♦Longrui Festival of Zhuang People (珑端节)
Longrui Festival is the typical festival of Zhuangs, which evolved from spirit of unity and cooperation in labor work. Except for offering sacrifices to the god, they hold diverse social intercourse and recreational activities.
Zhuang Drama 壮剧
Zhuang drama enjoys long history. Funing is one of Zhuang drama home. Deriving from the folk songs of Zhuang people, it tells the folk legendary and story a lot. With the effort of actors of Zhuang’s Drama, it becomes the most influential and remarkable drama in Funing County.