Xichou County Culture

Ethnic Groups in Xichou County

There are Zhuang, Miao, Yao, Yi and Mongolian people in Xichou County, ethnic groups of Xichou County accounting 18.6% of the total population. They live in harmony generation by generation and carry on the practice. Zhuang, Miao, Yi and Yao are the major ethnic groups of Xichou. Zhuangs keep their sacrifice ceremony till today. Huashan Festival is the important event of Yao, which is favorable time to pursue love. Yao, believing in Taoism, takes advantage of Yin-yang and five elements a lot. Hualuo Branch of Yi focus on the festival of Han people, such as Spring Festival. With different beliefs and life styles, they live together in harmony for long time.

Ethnic Festivals

Sanyuesan Festival of Zhuang People (壮族三月三)

Huashan Festival of Miao People (苗族花山节)

Panwang Festival of Yao People (瑶族盘王节)

Hualian Festival of Yi People (彝族花脸节)

Ethnic Village

Shangguo Village of Xisa Town in Xichou County, Wenshan (西畴县西洒镇上果村)