Yiliang County (Kunming) Culture

1.Ethnic Groups

The ethnic minorities population of Yiliang County is 42,000, accounting for 9.7% of the total population. The main ethnic minorities are Yi, Hui, Miao, Bai, Hani, Zhuang and so on. 

2.Ethnic Festival

Because there are so many ethnic minorities, you can enjoy all kinds of customs, festivals and performances about ethnic minorities. Here is a list of main festivals in Jinning District.

Torch Festival of Yi ethnic minority

Hunting God Festival – Lieshen (Hunting God) festival of Yi ethnic group 

Munao Zongge Festival of Jingpo (ethnic group)

Sanduo Festival of Naxi ethnic minority

Water-Splashing Festival of Dai ethnic minority

Shankang Festival of Blang ethnic minority

Dengba Festival of Tibetan ethnic minority

Kuzhazha Festival of Hani ethnic minority

Xinmi Festival of Wa ethnic minority

3.Traditional Villages and Ethnic Towns

Traditional villages and ethnic towns attract many tourist, such as Dunzi Village of Kuangyuan Town(昆明市宜良县匡远街道办事处福谊社区居委会墩子村 ),  Jiuxiang Yi and Hui Ethnic Town(宜良县九乡彝族回族乡) and Gengjiaying Yi and Miao Ethnic Town(宜良县耿家营彝族苗族乡).