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|2011 Red Yao People's Clothes Drying Festival(July 6, 2011)|
|Tuesday, 28 June 2011 09:42|
The annual Clothes Drying Festival of Red Yao People will be held in Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces on July 6 2011. At the time tourists from all over the world will gather there to celebrate the festival with Yao People.
The Clothes Drying Festival is on June 6 in Chinese Lunar Calendar. On the day the married sons and daughters travel back to their parents' houses with ducks, alcohol and gifts to have a family union dinner. On the day every family take their traditional clothes to dry in the outdoor. The colorful clothes make all the villages very beautiful. That's where the name of Clothes Drying Festival comes from.
Here is the festival schedule of year 2011.
08:00-09:00 Clothes drying show;
10:00-10:30 Traditional music show to welcome tourists;
10:30-11:00 Worship ceremony;
11:00-11:30 Long hair show;
11:30-12:00 Crops drying show;
14:00-15:30 Spinning show, embroidered show, hair cutting by sickle show, singing show and etc;
15:30-16:30 Yao People's marriage show;
20:00-21:00 Bonfire party.