Dali is a Bai minority: the Bai people rank second after the Han ethnic group in population.
The March Fair, the most important festival celebrated by the Bai people, together with their Worship Gathering in the Three Temples and Butterfly Festival, display the colorful customs and unique costumes of the Bai minority.
Festivals and Events List
Aug. 1, 2014 to to Aug. 5, 2014
Dali International Film Festival has the theme as "harmonious home - man and nature." The purpose is to build "human Dali, happy home", to create tourist highlights, to foster low-carbon economy, to... Read more
Apr. 14, 2014 to to Apr. 16, 2014
Also known as the Kwan-yin Fair, March Fair is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Bai Ethnic People in Dali in southwest China's Yunnan province.
History And Origin
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This activity is called Guanshanglan in the Bai language. It is a carnival for the Bai people in Dali to entertain themselves during the slack season for farming. It is also an occasion to welcome the... Read more
The Butterfly Festival is a folk entertainment custom among the Bai people and it is popular in the area of Dali, Yunnan. It is held beside Butterfly Spring, which is located at the foot of Nong Hil... Read more