Maguan County Festivals and Events

In Maguan county, you can view the integrated culture of Zhuang, Yi and Yao etc. The featured festivals of Maguan should be in your tour plan. Travelers can enjoy the colored rice of Zhuang and appreciate the fantastic performance of ethnic minorities.

⇒Colored Rice (Huafan) Festival of Zhuang Ethnic Minority (马关县壮族六月花饭节)

On the first day of sixth lunar month, Zhuang People will stop working and hold the colored rice festival. They offer sacrifice for ancestors on that day. The five-color rice is to offer sacrifice to ancestors of 5 generations and the earth god.


⇒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.