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​Festivals in Guizhou


There are 49 ethnic minorities living in Guizhou province, including the Miao, Zhuang, Tujia, Dong, Yao, Hui and Man. Guizhou offers a unique experience of ethnic folk customs, with more than 1,000 ethnic festivals throughout the year. Kaili is one of the most popular places in Guizhou for minorities to gather, and it attracts large number of tourists. The minorities convene many complex and ancient welcome ceremonies, worship their totems, and play their own euphonious music while dancing. China Highlights has listed the following ethnic festivals worth attending while visiting Guizhou.


Festivals in Guizhou Province

Miao's Lusheng Festival

No.1 Miao's Lusheng Festival

The Miao Lusheng Festival is the most ceremonious traditional festival celebrated on the grandest scale at Zhouxi, Kaili City, and the Gulong Village in Huangping county.Zhouxi Lusheng Festival is held from the 16th day to the 20th day of the first lunar

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 Bullfight Folk Festival

No.2 Bullfight Folk Festival

The Miao and Dong people in Southeast Guizhou like to hold the "Bullfight" competitions in spring and autumn. Bulls used for fighting are specially raised and are entitled "king bulls" or "holy bulls".During the festival, fam

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Sisters’ Meal Festival

No.3 Sisters’ Meal Festival

Sisters’ Meal Festival, the counterpart ofQixiof Han Chinese and Valentines’ Day in the western world, is the Valentines’ Day of Miao Nationality in southeast Guizhou Province. Asan ancient courtship ritual prevailing among Miao people in southeast Guizho

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 Guzang Festival(牯藏节)

No.4 Guzang Festival(牯藏节)

Guzang Festival(牯藏节),is one of the top festivals of Miao Nationality.As the grandest ancestral worship ritual of Miao Nationality,Guzang Festival(牯藏节)prevails among southeast Guizhou and northwest Guangxi. The Minor Guzang Festival will be held annually w

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Miao's New Year

No.5 Miao's New Year

The Miao's New year is a tranditional festival to offer sacrifices to the Miao's ancestors and to celebrate a bumper harvest in October in Qiandongnan Miao areas. It is usually celebrated three times -- the "Big year", the "Small Ye

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