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Corban Festival
The Corban Festival, an annual major traditional Islamic festival, falls on the tenth of the twelfth Muslims knock the iron casing drum to celebrate the holiday. It is called Eid-al-Adjha in Arabic.
Cheng Chau Festival
The Cheung Chau Festival starts on the 8th day of the Fourth Moon and continues for 4 days. The four-day celebration includes parades, opera performances, and children dressed in colorful costumes.
Danu Festival for Yao People
The Danu Festival, also known as the Ancestral Mother festival or the Yao New Year, is one of the grandest traditional festivals of the Yao ethnic group. It falls on the 29th of the fifth lunar month.
Double Third Singing Carnival
Double Third Singing Carnival at the 3rd of the 3rd Lunar Month is the traditional festival for the Zhuang nationality as the ethnic groups is particularly good at singing. The area where they live is known as the “Seas of Songs” or the “siol floored with piano keys.”
Flowery Mountains Festival
Flowery Mountains Festival between the second and seventh day of the first lunar month, is celebrated by the Miao people mainly living in Yunnan. It is known as the Festival of Treading the Flowery Mountains. The so-called "Flowery Pole" is always the mark of the festival.
Filling-up-the-Storehouse Festival
Manchu celebrate the Fill-up-the-Storehouse Festival, which falls on the 25th of the first lunar month.
Goddess Mazu Festival
Mazu, also spelt Matsu, is the indigenous goddess of the sea who protects fishermen and sailors, and is invoked as the goddess who protects East Asians who are associated with the ocean. Her mortal name is Lin Moniang.The 23rd day of the 3rd lunar month is the birthday of Goddess Mazu, and the 9th day of the 9th lunar month her death anniversary. On both dates the Temple of Mazu is thronged with thousands of pilgrims, who come to pay homage to the goddess.
Great Prayer Festival
The Great Prayer Festival, falls on 4th -11th day of the 1st Tibetan month in Tibetan Buddhism. Known as "Monlam" in Tibetan, meaning "prayer", is for the memory of Buddha. It is the grandest religious festival in the year.
Harvest Ceremony
The annual Harvest Ceremony of the Gaoshan people is equivalent to the Spring Festival of the Han people. It falls in the harvest season, usually on the fifth day of the eighth lunar month.
Huijia Festival
Huijia Festival, also called Eldership Festival, is a day that Korean minority express their respect for the aged. The date of the festival varies according to different areas.
Knife-Pole Festival
The annual Kinfe-Pole Festival on the 8th of the second lunar month features a physical contest with a history stretching back to hundreds of year. It is the exclusive and traditional festival of the Lisu ethnic group and aims to memorialize a Han hero who taught the Lisu people how to make a knife.
Longduan Street Festival of Romances
Longduan Street is a grand festival popular among the Zuangs in Guangnan and Funing areas in Yunnan Province. The festival is held in the third lunar month and lasts for three to five days, during which young people will seek mates. There are also activities including singing, dancing and trading.
Munao Festival
Munao Festival falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month and lasts for four or five days. Munao Festival was originated from "Munao Mass Dance". It mainly features singing and dancing, hoping to invite happiness and felicity in the coming years.
Miao Dragon Boat Festival
The Han people celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month every year to honor the memory of the patriotic poet Qu Yuan. However, the Miao Dragon Boat Festival held later in the same month.
Nadam Fair
In Mongolian, Nadam means recreation or game. The Nadam Fair is a grand gathering of the Mongolian people during the golden period of autumn between July and August. Entertainment includes horseracing, wrestling, archery and dancing and singing.
Pan Wang Festival
Pan Wang Festival falls on the 16th of the tenth lunar month. King Pan is regarded as the ancestor of the Yao ethnic group. For this reason, the Yao people celebrate this grand traditional festival to pay tribute to their ancestors.
Shoton Festival
In the Tibetan language, "Sho" means yogurt and "Ton" means banquet. Therefore, the Shoton Festival is a festival of yogurt banquet. However, as time past, the Shoton Festival becomes a festival of traditional Tibetan operas. It is one of the grandest traditional festivals in Tibet, mainly celebrated in Lhasa and Xigaze.
Tibetan New Year
The Tibetan New Year is the most important festival in Tibet. It is celebrated in late January or early February at the time of the new moon.
Tibetan Bathing Festival
The Tibetan Bathing Festival is one of traditional festivals in Tibet. Since it usually lasts for seven days, it is also known as the Bathing Week.
Third Month Street Fair
The Street Fair is the grandest show of the year for the Bais. Held from the 15th day to the 21st day of the third lunar month every year at the foot of the Mount Diancang Shan, west to the ancient city of Dali, the Bais are holding the festival mainly pray for a good harvest.
Water Splashing Festival
The Water Splashing Festival is the new year in the Dai Calendar. It is held on April 13 to 18 once a year. It is similar to Thailand's Songkran, three days of unbridled festivities in which everybody gets doused with water. It is also known as the Festival for bathing Lord Buddha.
Yi Torch Festival
On the 24th –26th days of the 6th lunar month, the Yi people will have Yunnan Yi Torch Festival. Many other ethnic groups including Bai, Naxi, Hani, Lahu and Pumi also celebrate the Torch Festival.

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