Longyang District Festivals and Events

The people living in Longyang District are Han, Yi, Bai, Dai, Lisu, Miao, etc. Longyang is abundant with various folk culture. Different minorities co-create various and ethnic folk culture from their daily lives. This page introduces Longyang festivals and activities.

Festivals in Longyang

 1. Water-splashing Festival of Dai

The Dai ethnic group celebrate their New Year Festival by with a number of cultural and social events of which the ceremony of Bathing the Buddha and the Water Festival where they splash water on each other. The wonderful ethnic food and elegant dance performances are prominent features of these celebrations. 

2. The Torch Festival of Yi

The Torch Festival takes place from the 24th to 26th day of the 6th lunar month every year. It is an important shared traditional festival of the Yi, Naxi, and Bai ethnic people in Southwestern China.

3. Huashan Festival of Miao

Huashan Festival of Miao ethnic group was a celebration of the sacrificial ritual to worship the ancestors. It later evolved into the grandest annual festival.During the Huashan Festival, merchants and Miao people gathered from all over the world to celebrate and trade goods.

Activities in Longyang

1.Baoshan Duanyang Flower Bazaar

Flower Fair is the most attractive part of the bazaar. There are two lines of exhibition over 2000 meters long forming a real path of flowers.The largest and most comprehensive design scheme in recent years includes the flower market, succulents, seasonal flowers, marvelous stones, wooden carvings, and emeralds.

2. Ailao Lipa Fair

Under the Ailao mountain, there is Ailao Lipa Fair held once a year, which has a long history and profound culture. It is a sacrificial fair mainly to trade agricultural production tools. Every year on the fifteenth day of the first lunar month, and the first day of the second lunar month, is the date of Ailao Lipa Fair.

3. Lancang River Beer Carnival

The main activities of the beer carnival include Night Show, Beer culture show, Baoshan Products Exhibition, Food Street for Local Snacks and so on.

More Longyang Entertainment please refer to the list below.