Start of Autumn Fair 立秋节

Wednesday, 7. August 2024 in 寻甸县板桥乡 Banqiao, Xundian

A large festival held in a ground some two kilometers up from Banqiao attracting several thousand people with bull-fights staged (even though the bulls do not really like fighting). Many of the colourful Bai Yi of Banqiao attend in full costume.

Note, torch festival is not celebrated in Banqiao any more.
Festival held according to the Chinese Solar Terms 节气