Gejiu City is dominated by Han nationality and 12 ethnic minorities. 12 minorities also formed the unique ethnic customs of Gejiu City. This part introduces you Gejiu ethnic culture.
1. Ethnic Groups
More than 120,000 ethnic minorities people live in Gejiu City for generations. Ethnic minorities include Yi, Zhuang, Hui, Miao, Dai, Hani and other minorities.
2. Traditional Ethnic Villages
Jiajizhai Village加级寨 of Jijie Town in Gejiu City, Honghe
Lengdun Village冷镦村 of Baohe Township in Gejiu City, Honghe
Luomo Village倮莫村 of Datun Town in Gejiu City, Honghe
Douyan Village陡岩村 of Jiasha Town in Gejiu County, Honghe
Abang Village阿邦村 of Jiasha Town in Gejiu City, Honghe
3. Ethnic Festivals
Each ethnic minority in Gejiu City has their own unique festivals to celebrate such as Eid al-Fitr Festival and Eid al-Adha Festival of Hui Ethnic Minority, Torch Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority, Huashan Festival of Miao Ethnic Minority and the Water-splashing Festival of Dai Ethnic Minority, etc.