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People celebrate Miao New Year in Guizhou

Date: 2022.11.09 Author: Ji Chun

On 31 Oct, New Year's Day for the Miao ethnic group, the Miao people in Danzhai Wanda Village in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture, Guizhou province, held a long-table banquet to celebrate. The Miao people dressed in traditional costumes sang Miao songs and tasted Miao special dishes with tourists who came to participate in the Miao New Year, and everyone enjoyed the joy of harvest and celebrated traditional festivals together.


As the most important festival among the Miao people, it is a time to celebrate the harvest, remember ancestors and show gratitude to nature.


In June 2018, the Miao New Year was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage.