Xinping County Festivals and Events

 In Xinping, the Yi ethnic minority and Huayaodai ethnic minority have made the special culture, and as for festivals and activies in Xinping, it is similar but unique in it's own way, compared to the other places. 

Festivals in Xinping

1.Torch Festival

The August 8th (the 24th day of the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar) is the traditional Torch Festival of Yi ethnic minority.

2.Huajie Cultural Tourism Festival of Huayaodai Ethnic People

The Huajie Festival was originally a day for young men and women to talk about love and love. It is also known as "Oriental Valentine's Day."

3.The Bathing Festival of Huayaodai Ethnic People

Each 1st May, Dai men and women put on their best clothes, fetch the water, firstly go to Buddhist temple, then begin splashing each other, which is like the blossoming flower spraying to the air. It symbolizes auspicious, happy, and sweet love.

Activities in Xinping

1.Tea house

Teahouses can be seen everywhere, and local people always kill their time in these teahouses.


KTV is the best choice for one who wants to spent a pleasant night and enjoys himself to the full.


Bars are also nice for young people. For old people, the veteran cadre activity center is a good choice to kill time.