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2019 Huanjiang Fenlong Festival

By (en.gxzf.gov.cn)
2019-11-15

The 2019 Huanjiang Fenlong Festival and the 5th World Natural Heritage Cultural Tourism Festival kicked off in Huanjiang Maonan autonomous county in Hechi, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on June 29.

Ethnic groups in Huanjiang gathered to celebrate the oldest and most important festival of the Maonan people.

Huanjiang is the birthplace and the only autonomous county for Maonan ethnic group nationwide. It is also a world natural heritage site with primitive and mysterious ways of life.

Fenlong Festival usually lasts three to five days and is a tradition in which participants pray for a good harvest. The festival showcases the Maonan ethnic group's customs and promotes the dragon boat culture.

Bama Yao autonomous county has been honored as “China’s longevity village”.