Yiliang County (Zhaotong) Culture

There are several ethnic minorities living there, such as Miao, Hui, Yi. And there are 5 ethnic towns, Longjie Yi and Miao Minority township(龙街彝族苗族乡), Kuixiang Miao and Yi minority township(奎香苗族彝族乡), Shulin Yi and Miao minority township( 树林彝族苗族乡), Liuxi Miao ethnic minority town(柳溪苗族乡), Luowang Miao ethnic minority town(洛旺苗族乡).

Traditional ethnic village 

There are two traditional ethnic villages, which are Houshan Village of Kuixiang Town and Mupingcun Village of Longan Town.

Ethnic culture

1.Torch Festival

Every lunar year, on June 24th, the Yi ethnic minority celebrate their national festival—the Torch Festival.

2.Dancing Flower Festival

During the festival, the Miao ethnic minority dressed up to gather in the traditional dancing ground. Young men and women danced in the center of the flower poles.