Events

Cultural in Lóngjǐ Rice Terraces

Ghost Festival

During the Ghost Festival, celebrated on the eighth day of the fourth lunar month, the Yao and Zhuang eat 'rice of seven colours' (七彩饭; qīcǎi fàn), which consists of white glutinous rice, and rice dyed naturally wit…
Cultural in Lóngjǐ Rice Terraces

Clothes Drying Festival

One of the biggest Yao festivals is the Clothes Drying Festival, which falls on the sixth day of the sixth lunar month. On that day, the women lay out all their traditional costumes under the sun. This serves the du…
Cultural in Lóngjǐ Rice Terraces

Memorial Day of Fighting the Japanese

The 14th day of the fifth month is Memorial Day of Fighting the Japanese for some Yao villages. Two men (volunteers) carrying a red flag are chased from field to field and beaten up by children under the age of 11, …