The Singing Party on the Precious Stone Mountain in Dali, Dali
The most charming humanistic sight in the scenic spot of Baoxiang Temple is the annual Singing Party on the Precious Stone Mountain around the Temple.The Singing Party on the Precious Stone Mountain is a magnificent traditional festival in the area of Bai people. It lasts from the seventh month 26th to the eighth month 1st according to the lunar calendar. At that time, Bai people from Jianchuan, Eryuan, Dali, Lijiang and Lanping would gather here from all parts. They sing songs and go sightseeing. The old people believe that people who sing songs of Bai people at the Singing Party can gain good luck. They also believe that people who have already made vows to god at home have to sing tens of songs on the Precious Mountain during the Party so as to keep safety. So it also becomes an action of thanking god for help to sing songs at the Singing Party. The middle-aged people express their feelings and show off their singing talent through singing at the Party while young people always catch the good chance to look for their partners. The songs of Bai people on the Precious Stone Mountain has already entered in the list of the international songs of minorities, and the Singing Party on the Precious Mountain is also called the City of Songs of Bai People.