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Festivals in Guilin and Yangshuo

Guilin inhabited about 28 minority group people, such as Zhuang, Hui, Miao, Yao and Dong minority people. Each of them remain their own customs, such as Zhuang people like singing, Miao People are good at embroid and batik, Yaopleople are typical at their coloful clothes while Dong people are famous for their excellent buildings. What's more, due to their unique customs and culture, a number of seasonal events are staged on an annual basis in and around the city.

If you travel to Guilin during these festivals, some unique and special things will offer an unforgetable experience.

    Festivals in Guilin

    Festival Location Lunar calendar 2010 2011 2012
    Sanyuesan Guilin, Nanning, Baise 3rd of 3rd 16th April

    6th April

    24th March
    Dong-nationality Fireworks Festival Sanjiang 3rd of 1st 5th February 16th February 25th January
    Miao's New Year Guilin 4th of 10th 9th November 30th October 17th November
    Guilin Mountain and Water Tourism Festival Guilin   October to December October to December October to December
    Longsheng Red Clothes Festival Longsheng 15th of 3rd 28th April 17th April 5th April
    Jinfeng Festival Lingui, Guilin 20th of 1 st 5 th Match 22th February 11th February


    Holidays in Guilin

    Holidays Lunar calendar 2010 2011 2012
    New Year 1st January fixed in Western calendar
    Spring Festival / Chinese New Year 1st of 1st 14th February 3rd February 23rd January
    Ching Ming Festival 5th April fixed in Western Calendar
    Dragon Boat Festival 5th of 5th 16th June 6th June 23rd June
    Labour Day 1st May fixed in Western calendar
    Mid-autumn Festival 15th of 8th 22nd September 12th September 30th September
    National Day Holiday 1st October fixed in Western calendar


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