Ili Culture

On the beauteous land, 47 ethnic groups live there, including  the Kazak, Uygur,Russian nationality, with 13 indigenous nationalities. During the long history, cultures of various nationalities blended mutually but kept their own characteristics, which shapes the colorful Ili multi-cultural integration of diversity culture. Therefore, it was given the fame of “Oriental ethnic museum” and “the gathering land of western and eastern culture”.

In there, you could watch exciting Buzkashi (Scrambling for a Sheep, horse racing; you could view “Maixilaifu”; you could listen to the beautiful the song “Hua’er” of Hui nationality; you could see the charm of Xibe archers; you could be a guest to Kazak yurts; you could appreciate special and unique marriage ceremonies of Uyghur villages; you could enjoy the delicious and tasty hand grasping rice and meat; you could taste tender and special roast whole lamb. All of those could bring you the most special and authentic experience of local customs and culture.

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