Huaning County Culture

When people come to Huaning, they will enjoy the unique ethnic customs of Yi, and they may see some local architectures in this small county. Huaning is a good place to enjoy the special culture of Miao, Yi and Hani ethnic minorities, whose costumes and language are unique.

1.Ethnic Groups in Huaning County

Many ethnic minorities inhabit in Huaning county, among them, Yi and  Miao ethnic minorities are dominant.

2.Traditional Ethnic Villages

There are 5 ethnic villages in Huaning County, which are Wanyao Village of Ningzhou Subdistrict in Huaning County, Yuxi(玉溪市华宁县宁州街道办事处碗窑村), Baokang Village of Qinglong Town in Huaning County, Yuxi(玉溪市华宁县青龙镇落梅村委会来保康村), Chongmai Village of Ningzhou Sub-district in Huashan County, Yuxi(玉溪市华宁县宁州街道办事处冲麦村委会冲麦村), Haijing Village of Qinglong Town in Huaning County, Yuxi(玉溪市华宁县青龙镇海镜村), Tuozhuo Village of Huaxi Town in Huaning County, Yuxi(玉溪市华宁县华溪镇上拖卓村).

3.Ethnic Town

There is 1 ethnic town, Tonghongdian Yi and Miao Ethnic Town of Huaning County in Yuxi(华宁县通红甸彝族苗族乡).

4.Ethnic Festivals

Festivals are a major feature of ethnic minorities. In Huaning county, every ethnic groups celebrates their own festival, such as the Dancing Flower Festival and Torch Festival.