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God-of-Village Worship in Jianshui

Published on: 2015-10-26  Source: Honghe Tourism Official Site

In Jianshui there live Hani and Yi minorities. They have many worship traditions and cultures that came into form during decades of years among which "God-of-Village Worship" is one of the most famous, especially in Lin'an Town, Chake Town, Guanting Town, Potou Village, Puxiong Village and Limin Village etc.

On the second day of February in lunar calendar, Goujie Village in Lin'an Town holds "2 February Fair" in Heilongtan Park. People from nearby cities also join the Yi people in this fair. During the fair, they worship the Dragon King for favourable climatic weathers and harvest as well as happiness.