Guizhou Festivals

Last updated by elysees at 2017/1/15

Major Festivals of Ethnic Groups in Guizhou for 2017

Festivals

Date

Celebrators

Activities

Venues

Jump Flower Festival (跳花坡)

Feb.06 

Small Flowery Miao groups(小花苗族), about 10,000 participants

singing in antiphonal style, bullfight, gathering

 Liuzhi

Lusheng Festival (芦笙节)

Feb. 14-16

Long Skirt Miao groups(长裙苗), about 20,000 participants

singing in antiphonal style, bullfight, gathering

Zhouxi Town, Kaili City (凯里市舟溪镇)

March-Third Festival (三月三)

Mar. 30

Buyi ethnic group, about 10,000 participants

singing in antiphonal style, bullfight, gathering

Baojing Town, Zhenyuan County (镇远县报京乡)

Sisters Meals Festival (姊妹饭节)

Apr. 11-13

Miao ethnic group, about 10,000 participants

Gathering, Lusheng dance, enjoying sisters meals

Shidong Town, Taijiang County (台江县施洞镇)

April-Eighth Festival (四月八)

May.3

Miao ehnic group, about 15,000 participants

Gathering, horse racing, Horse Tighing, Lusheng dance

Feiyun Ya, Huangping County (黄平县飞云崖)

Dragon Boat Festival (龙舟节)

Jul.19

Miao ethnic minority, about 30,000 participants

Dragon boat racing, singing in antiphonal style

Shidong Town, Taijiang County (台江县施洞镇)

Lunar June 6th Festival(六月六)

Jul.29

Buyi ethnic groups, about 10,000
participants

making music out of the leaves, singing and gathering

Suburban Area of Zhenfeng County, Southwest Guizhou (黔西南州贞丰县郊区)

Lusheng Festival (芦笙节)

Nov.15-17

Miao ethnic group

bullfighting, Lusheng dance and gathering, about 30,000 participants

Gulong Town, Huangping County (黄平县谷陇乡)

New Year Festival of Miao Minority(苗年)

 

Miao ethnic group, about 50,000 participants

dancing with the wood drums, gathering

Leishan County, Kaili City and (凯里市、雷山县)

Song Festival (卯节)

Not sure

Shui ethnic group, about ,000 participants

singing in antiphonal style, dancing and gathering

Jiuqian Town, Sandu County (三都县九阡)

 

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