Home Chinese Festivals Qiyue Festival

Qiyue Festival

  • Celebrated: Aug. 10 
  • Location: Lijiang

The Qiyue Festival is another important festival for the Naxi People. The festival is held on the middle of seventh month of the lunar calendar. It will last for 10 days. It is the festival for animal deal. So it is also known as "House Festival." The Qiyue Festival has a long history. During the 10 days, Naxi people will take their livestock, local and special products and herbs to attend the festival. People can not only buy those they want, but also enjoy various performances.