|Folk Festivals |
There are various kinds of folk festivals in Sichuan. The most traditional and popular festivals are numerous, such as Chengdu Lantern Carnival and Flower Exposition in Chengdu, Peach-flower Festival in Longquan, Singing Contest in Wangcong Ancestral Temple in Pixian county, Dinosaur Lantern Festival in Zigong. Water-Pouring Festival in Dujiangyan, Dragon Boat Festival in Wutongqiao county, Girls’s Day in Guangyuan, Baobao Festival in Guanghan, etc.
Yi nationality in Liang Mountain has Firebrand Festival and New Years’ Festival; Tibetan has Temple Fair in Huanglong monastery, Horse-Riding competition on Tagong prairie, Zhuanshan Festival in Kangding, Exi Festival of Muli Tibetan, Festival of Flower Admiration in Maerkang, Singing Contest in Baima and New Years’ Festival in Tibetan calendar; Mosuo people around Lugu Lake has Chaoshan Festival (pilgrimage to mountain); Qiang nationality has Jishan Festival (pilgrimage to mountain), New Years’ Festival and Dragon Boat Festival in Qiang’s calendar; Shikuo Festival of Lsiu nation in Dechang area; and so on.