The Lusheng Festival is the most influential festival of the Miao minority. It is popular throughout Guizhou, Yunnan, and Sichuan provinces. The Lusheng Festival in Kaili, the famous tourist hub in Guizhou province, is considered to be one of the grandest celebrations of the Miao. Along your China tours of Yunnan, you would see the locals celebrating the Lusheng Festival along your trip.
Sisters' Meals festival
The Sisters' Meals festival is for the celebration of love (similar to the western Valentine’s Day). It is celebrated by the Miao people in Guizhou province, especially in Taijiang and Jianhe Counties along the banks of the Qingshui River. It is the oldest Asian Valentine’s Day. It is no wonder that so may travelers particularly request their tour agents to discover Yunnan area after they have enjoyed the Yangtze River cruises.
New Year of Miao Ethnic Group
According to Miao custom, the tenth lunar month is the beginning of a new year. Therefore the Miao New Year festival, the most important festival for Miao people, is usually celebrated around this time. However, the exact date varies each year and is only disclosed one or two months in advance. Regular updates can be found on our website as the festival approaches. Along your Shangri-la tour, you would see the Miao people celebrating the New Year.
The celebration of the Miao New Year in Leishan, Guizhou Province is the grandest among Miao festivities. During the event tourists can enjoy watching enchanting Miao customs come alive through various kinds of ethnic activities. These include the festival parade that features Miao girls and women in traditional Miao dress, the traditional music of the Lusheng (a kind of musical instrument made of bamboo), bullfights, horseracing, and of course, lots of singing and dancing. Many student tours to China have stretched their itinerary to Yunnan area to discover the culture of Chinese ethnic groups.
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