Cultural in Lìjiāng

Torch Festival

The torch festival (Huǒbǎ Jié) is also celebrated by the Bai in the Dàlǐ region and the Yi all over the southwest. The origin of this festival can be traced back to the Nanzhao kingdom, when the wife of a man burned…
Cultural in Lìjiāng

Fertility Festival

Held on the 13th day of the third moon, this festival sees Naxi people offering a sacrifice – normally a goat – to their patron saint Sānduǒ (三朵). The biggest celebration takes place at the Sānduǒ Temple (三朵寺; Sāndu…