The Miao People
The culturally rich minority of southern China
The Miao people celebrate many spiritually based, cultural festivals. They celebrate the Dragon Boat festival, Pure Brightness festival, and the New Rice Tasting festival. During the New Rice festival, the Miao people express their gratitude for the harvest.
Miao culture Crafts
The Miao people are very skilled at hand-crafts, such as weaving, paper-cutting, batik, and are especially adept at embroidering and jewelry. Their patterns are known to be colorful, complicated and delicate. Such crafts are taught at a very young age and girls become quite skilled by the time they reach their teen years.