Baoshan Culture

Baoshan is abundant with various folk culture. It’s the origin place of Taidai nationality and a famous hometown of overseas Chinese. People co-create various and ethnic folk culture from their daily lives. 

1.Ethnic Groups in Baoshan

Baoshan has 36 ethnic minorities in total. Among them, 13 ethnic minorities inhabits there generation by generation. They are Dai, Yi, Bai, Miao, Dai, Hui, Wa, Man, Lisu, Jingpo, Achang, Bulang, Deang.

2. Ethnic Townships in Baoshan

Wama Yi and Bai Ethnic Township(瓦马彝族白族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Wafang Yi and Miao Ethnic Township(瓦房彝族苗族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

Mangkuan Yi and Dai Ethnic Township(芒宽彝族傣族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Hehua Dai and Wa Ethnic Township(荷花傣族佤族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Yangliu Bai and Yi Ethnic Township(杨柳白族彝族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Bailang Yi and Bulang Ethnic Township(摆榔彝族布朗族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Mulaoyuan Bulang and Yi Ethnic Township(木老元布朗族彝族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Mucheng Yi and Lisu Ethnic Township(木城彝族傈僳族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Wandian Dai Ethnic Township(湾甸傣族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Zhujie Yi Ethnic Township(珠街彝族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

• Goujie Yi and Miao Ethnic Township(苟街彝族苗族乡), Baoshan, Yunnan

3. Traditional Ethnic Villages in Baoshan

There are 102 traditional ethnic villages in Baoshan. Below we list part of them for your reference. For more information, please check the Ethnic Minorities Culture of Tengchong City, Longyang District, Shidian County, Longling County, Changling County.

Banqiao Village(板桥村), Banqiao Town, Longyang District, Baoshan, Yunnan

• Shanyi Village(山邑村), Yaoguan Town, Shidian County, Baoshan, Yunnan

• Heping Village(和平村), Gudong Town, Tengchong City, Baoshan, Yunnan

 Shunli Village(顺利村), Gudong Town, Tengchong City, Baoshan, Yunnan

• Shuidiao Village(水碓村), Heshun Town, Tengchong City, Baoshan, Yunnan

4. Ethnic Festivals in Baoshan

In this area we do have some notable events and festivals you should be aware of, including Water-splashing Festival of Dai, Torch Festival of Yi, Knife-ladder-Climbing Festival of Lisu, etc.