"Huili" is located at the intersection of Sichuan and Yunnan. It is a inhabited place of ethnic minorities. The special geographical location of "key to Sichuan and Yunnan" has laid the multicultural characteristics of the blending of Sichuan and Yunnan customs and the interaction between Han culture and ethnic minority culture.
The unique customs of "medicinal food", "medicine market" and "visiting all kinds of diseases" in the Dragon Boat Festival;
Xiaoheifu Baisha village, the "hometown of Chinese folk culture and art", has unique folk customs such as Yi song and dance, trumpet, dragon sacrifice and chaff screening; Xin'an, the only Dai Nationality Town in the province, is famous for its water splashing Festival and Gayang dance.
In the old lane of Huili ancient city, you can see the micro architecture with white walls and tiles, the square layout of the northern quadrangle, and even the Central Plains Style ancient theater... The famous copper hot pot is clearly from the north. You can occasionally hear common expressions in Nanjing dialect when talking to people who will be in charge. Among the ancestors of Huili people, there were Kublai Khan's descendants, Shanxi merchants and Huizhou merchants who came to Huili to do business, immigrants from Huguang to fill Sichuan, and soldiers brought by Zhu Yuanzhang's ministry from Nanjing. Because of the military settlement policy, many of them married local Yi girls and stayed here. In Huili, more than 20 ethnic groups live and work in peace and contentment, most of them are good at singing and dancing. When you go to the North Gate Square at night, you can often hear the original couplets, and young people hand in hand and tirelessly dance the trampling dance... They are not performing, that's their life.
In Huili, tradition still lives brilliantly in reality. Dragon Boat Festival in addition to eating zongzi, there are herbal fragrance all over the city. On the 24th of June of the lunar calendar, the torch node of the Yi people is burning all over the mountains. In October of the lunar calendar, we celebrate the year of the dancers, singing and dancing, and eating for three days. The traditional culture of Huili has lasted for a long time. Confucian academies, Buddhist temples, cangsheng palace and Catholic Church have survived to this day. From the Spring Festival couplets of ordinary people or the plaques of small shops on the street, you can find the profound accumulation of traditional culture. When dealing with people, you can feel an increasingly rare simplicity and kindness. It's rare elsewhere, but that's what the Chinese used to be.
In addition to the rich humanities, the landscape of Huili is also very attractive. 4. In May, I went to longelbow mountain to see cuckoos. It doesn't matter if you miss the season, there are clouds and Buddha light. In winter, the magnificent snow scenery is amazing. Xianren lake is very close to the city. You can understand the red culture of Huili. Then go to jiaopingdu, where the Hengduan Mountains are magnificent. The Jinsha river separates Yunnan and Sichuan, where the Red Army entered Sichuan from Yunnan. In Huili in May, there are red pomegranate flowers all over the mountains. In September, it's the best time to go to copper mine village and pick pomegranates by hand, which may be the most delicious pomegranate in the world.
Experience Huili, enjoy Huili, from now on!