Along the Xiang-Qian(Hunan-Guizhou)
Railway to the southeast of Guizhou province, Kaili
city is the capital of Miao and Dong Minority Autonomous
region and the central tourist city in the southeast.
The Miao and Dong Minority Autonomous
Prefecture to the southeast of Guizhou enjoys
numerous ethnic festivals with different styles
such as the Dragon Boat Festival, Dragon Lantern
Festival, Lusheng Performance, Sisters' Meal Festival,
New Rice Eating Festival, Miao New Year,ect. It
may be said:' Customs and styles are different
in a short distance of 10 li; grand festivals
occur every three days while minor ones everyday.'
The local customs and practices and ethnic dietary
culture can be appreciated here.
Lying about two hours north of Kaili by bus, this
hamlet's claim to fame is its market, held every
five days. Set along the river, Chong'an retains
its village size and atmosphere as well as many
of its wooden homes and buildings. There are also
some good walks along the river and into the Miao