Nanjian County Festivals and Events

In Nanjian County, Yi ethnic minority created brilliant culture and customs, among which the unique traditional festivals of Yi people enjoy good fame and attract tourists home and abroad to visit.

Yashen Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority

On the 8th of the second lunar month every year, people who come from different villages get together in Gaiwasa Village to celebrate Yashen Festival

Dragon Lantern (Longdenghui) Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority

The first day of the first lunar calendar is the annual traditional dragon lantern festival on Nanjian County. On this day, people can enjoy the splendid performance of the dragon lanterns of the people of Nanjian.