Longyang District Culture

Longyang District is abundant with various folk culture. Different minorities co-create various and ethnic folk culture from their daily lives. 

1.Ethnic Groups in Longyang

In 2010, the minority population in Longyang district are 130265, accounting for 13.92% of the whole, including Yi(4.52%), Bai(4.32%), Dai(2.15%), Lisu(1.36%), Miao(0.49%), Hui(0.37%), Man(0.15%), Deang(0.11%).

2. Ethnic Townships in Longyang

• Wama Yi and Bai Ethnic Township(瓦马彝族白族乡), Baohan, Yunnan

• Wafang Yi and Miao Ethnic Township(瓦房彝族苗族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Yangliu Bai and Yi Ethnic Township( 杨柳白族彝族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Mangkuan Yi and Dai Ethnic Township(芒宽彝族傣族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

3. Traditional Ethnic Villages in Longyang

• Banqiao Village(板桥村), Banqiao Town, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Xijie Village(西街), Hetu Town, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Jinji Village(金鸡村), Jinji Township, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Yude Village(育德村), Jinji Township, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Shuizhai Village(水寨村), Shuizhai Township, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Manglong Village(芒龙村), Mangkuan Township, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Laocheng Village(老城村), Wafang Township, Longyang District, Baoshan

• Nanhu Village(赧浒村), Lujiang Town, Longyang District, Baoshan

4. Ethnic Festivals in Longyang

The main festivals celebrated in Longyang are Water-splashing Festival of Dai, Torch Festival of Yi, Knife-ladder-Climbing Festival of Lisu, etc.