Top Yunnan Travel Destinations
Yunnan is noted for a very high level of ethnic diversity. Among the country's 56 recognized ethnic groups, twenty-five are found in Yunnan, each of which has a population of more than five thousand. Amongst, the most prominent ethnic groups are the Yi who has the typical festival named the Torch Festival, the Bai the March Fair being their main celebration and the Naxi whose Dongba Culture is very famous. These ethnic groups are widely distributed in the province; some live in compact communities while some live in individual concentrated communities in small areas. Each of these ethnic minorities has a distinctive language, clothes, music, dances, paintings, creating divers cultures that exist harmoniously in the region of Yunnan.