Wuding County Festivals and Events

Wuding County is a typical multi-ethnic United county. There are 18 nationalities living in Wuding County. Various ethnic minorities have created colorful festivals, performances and entertainments in Wuding County, such as Torch Festival, Water-Splashing Festival, Huashan Festival, Lesser Festival and some other traditional festivals with local characteristics.

1. Torch Festival (火把节)

Torch Festival of Wuding County falls on the 24th of the sixth lunar mouth. Several days before the festival, women and children will dye their their nails with balsam red to commemorate Madame Bojie, who searched for his dead husband in fie when Pi Luoge burnt Songming Tower during Nanzhao era and her fingers were covered with blood.

2. Water-Splashing Festival (泼水节)

The Water-Splashing Festival of Wuding County is a traditional festival of Dai, De'ang and Achang ethnic minorities. It is called "Len He Sang Kan" in Di llanguage meaning "the New Year's Day in June".

3. Eid al-Adha Festival of Hui Ethnic Minority (回族古尔邦节)
Eid al-Adha Festival of Wuding County is one of the most important festival of Hui Ethnic Minority. Eid al-Adha means sacrifice, which is the main ceremonies of pilgrimage. 

4. Huashan Festival (花山节)

Huashan Festival of Wuding County, also known as "Flower Mountain", "Flower Jump", is the traditional festival of Miao nationality. During the festival, people dress themselves up to the traditional floor, and young men and women danced in the middle of the hall.