Panwang Festival Celebrated in Southern Hunan
On November 19, the Yao people, dressed in splendid attire, celebrated the Panwang Festival in Liangshanwo Resettlement Site, Liangjiangkou Village, Menlouxia Yao Township, Xintian County. Thousands of Yao people from 8 Yao townships of southern Hunan gathered together to celebrate the festival; namely, Menlouxia Yao Township, Xintian County; Tongmuta and Wulongshan Yao Townships, Ningyuan County; Babao Town, Qiyang County; Shaibeitan Yao Township, Jindong Administrative District; Tashan Yao Township, Changning County; and Baishui Yao Township and Tangshi Town, Guiyang County.
The Yao Minority Panwang Festival has been included in the first batch of national intangible cultural heritage list in 2006. (Photo/Guo Liliang, Hunan Daily-VOC.com.cn)
This article is from Hunan Provincial Government. www.enghunan.gov.cn.
Translator: Yu Jiangjiang
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn