Chaoshan Fair 朝山会

Friday, 15. April 2022 in 巍山牛街老黑棚

Small fair in an Yi village in remote western Weishan county, right on the border to Changning.

A special Yi song and dance festival, recognised as national level intangible cultural heritage.

See related festivals.


Laoheipeng 老黑棚 is a cluster of village in a valley west of Niujie in Weishan county with a small Taoist shrine. On the same day a temple fair is held at 财神庙 somewhere a few kilometers away. These events are locally referred to as Singing Festival 打歌会.

Laoheipeng is best accessed with a hired car from Niujie.

Festival held according to lunar calendar on 农历3月15.