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Shibao Mountain Songfest

Date: lunar July

Place: Shibao Mt, Jianchuan County


Taking place in each lunar July in Shibao Mt which is nicknamed the Dunhuang in South China due to the large scale of religious grottos, the event has been listed as one of the state-level intangible heritages of China, enjoying a long history. It is vividly called the Valentine’s Day of the Bai people in Dali. During the festival, the Bai ethnic singers and artists from Dali, Lijiang and Nujiang etc swarm into the Shibao Mt to enjoy themselves by singing antiphonal songs and staging assorted folk performances.