As one of the top ten amazing destionations in China, Zhangjiajie has not only picquresque natural scenry but also colorful culture.Especially,Zhangjiajie is a home of Tujia,Miao,and Bai Ethnic Groups,all people living in the land of Zhangjiajie had created rich and colorful culture with 5,000 years history.
Ethnic Minories Culture In Zhangjiajie
With a total population of one million,Tujia Ethnic Group is the largest group in Zhangjiajie,and Tujia Culture is also the culture of Zhangjiajie.
| Culture of Tujia Ethnic Minority |
Music & Dance Art
With primitive and simple folk customs and rich ethnic culture,Zhangjiajie possesses all kinds of intangible cultural heritage, including 15 categories and more than 70 items. The folk songs of Sangzi County are listed first as the national-level intangible cultural heritage; Zhangjiajie Yang Opera, Gaohua Light (kind of dance), Cili Banban Dragon Light are listed first as the provincial-level intangible heritage.
|Zhangjiajei Yang Opera||Sangzhi Folk Song||Three-Stick Drum|
|Lishui Boatmen Haozi||Zhangjiajie High Lantern||Earth Digging and Drum Songs|
More Culture in Zhangjiajie
Zhangjiajie Hard qigong has even performed in seven countries in Europe when our national leaders visited these countries. Sands-stone painting is a special painting art which was first created by Mr Li Junsheng, a Tujia People in Zhangjiajie,in 1990s..