Yunnan · Puer
Menglian Dai, Lahu and Wa Autonomous County 孟连傣族拉祜族佤族自治县

Burmese borderland with an ethnic mix that stands out even in Yunnan.
Picture: Dances at a village temple south of Menglian on the eve of the Watersplashing Festival.
Dai Temple Dance: Dances at a village temple south of Menglian on the eve of the Watersplashing Festival.


Menglian's population, particularly outside the county town, is almost entirely Dai in the valleys, Lahu, Wa and Hani (Aini) in the mountains.