Xichou County Festivals and Events

Xichou County enjoys diverse ethnic groups, also the features festivals. If you step on Xichou County, you can meet the tradition custom of ethnic groups in the festivals of Xichou County. Check following and you will find more detailed information.

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.


Panwang Festival of Yao People 瑶族盘王节

The activities and time of festival differ regionally. In general, they will kill the animal and give a banquet for giving a cordial hospitality to guests. It is the activity to memorize their hero, Panwang, who protect them in the ancient time.


Hualian Festival of Yi People彝族花脸节

Hualian means to enforce somebody to wear collies. Yi ancestors in Qiubei were said to wear black collies on their faces to drive away evil spirits thus Hualian Festival was brought forth, and it has become a golden opportunity for young generation to develop new romances.