Zhaoyang District Culture
There are several ethnic minorities living there, such as Miao, Hui, Yi. And there are 4 ethnic towns, Shouwang Hui Minority township(守望回族乡), Xiaolongdong Hui and Yi Minority township(小龙洞回族彝族乡), Qinggangling Huiand Yi Minority township(青岗岭回族彝族乡), Buga Hui Minority township(布嘎回族乡).
Traditional ethnic village
There are 3 traditional ethnic villages, which are Xunlong Village of Sayu Town, Xiaozhaizi Village of Jiupu Town and Pianpo Miao Ethnic Village of Xiaolongdong Town.
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.