Yiliang (Zhaotong) County Culture

Yiliang is located in the junction area of Yunnan, Sichuan and Guizhou province. Different culture types mixed together here, the minority groups, especially Miao people’s culture, is influenced by Weining county of Guizhou province, only the Yi people inhabit in the Kuixiang mountain(奎香山) preserved the cultural characteristics which is different from the Yi people in Liangshan autonomous prefecture, Sichuan province. They still keep their folk songs and dances with a long history.

General Luo Binghui(罗炳辉将军)

Luo Binghui ,was born in Yiliang county, Yunnan province in 1897. In July 1929, he joint the Communist Party of China. General Luo died of illness in 1946. He was recognized as one of the 33 strategists of Chinese people’s liberation army and the only proletariat strategist in Yunnan province.


The principle festivals including Spring festival, Huashan festival(花山节) of Miao people.