Once a copper mining center, today Yimen makes its money with tobacco and mushrooms.
One of Yunnan's largest cities, a mere 90km south of Kunming, is of little interest.
Spectacular copper works finds have confirmed the Jiangchuan region as the cradle of Yunnan's early civilization, the Dian kingdom.
Xinping county is an ethnically and culturally divided county, with most of the 90,000 Han living in the large plain around Xinping town in the east, while the Huayao Dai live in the Red River valley and the county's Yi in the mountains to the south.
Luban Festival 06 May 2019
Start of Summer Market 09 May 2019
Prince Festival 12 May 2019
Mango Festival 15 Jun 2019
Wild Mushroom Trade Fair 20 Jul 2019
Dai Flower Street 06 Feb 2020
Incense Festival 07 Feb 2020
Play Festival 24 Feb 2020
Migan Festival 08 Apr 2020
Nadam 13 Dec 2020