In this June, the major traditional festival of China is the Dragon Boat Festival, while in the southwestern province of Yunnan, the China-South Asia Expo, some traditional ethnic festivals and the timely fruit harvesting activities will take place.
China-South Asia Expo
Kunming (China) Import & Export Fair
Date: 6-10 June
Venue: Kunming International Convention and Exhibition Centre
Yiliang Tourism Festival and Flower Fair
Date: 7-14 June
Place: Xiangya Lake area, Yiliang County, Kunming
Yiliang is the must-pass stop from Kunming to the Stone Forest, and it is home to the famous Karst caves in Jiuxiang Town. As a main ornamental nursery base in Kunming area, Yiliang organises such event each year highlighted by a flower fair and activities such as competition of eating roast duck.
"Honghe Valley” Golden Mango Festival
Date: 9-12 June
Place: Yuanjiang county seat, Yuxi City
Crowned “the Sun City” in the Honghe River Valley, Yuanjiang is a huge orchard of tropical fruits like mango, lychee, and banana etc. People here celebrate the harvest by staging the Mango Festival, and various join-in activities are arranged for visitors, such as water splashing, beer carnival, competition of eating mango, and “mango beauty pageant” etc.
Date: 12-14 June
Place: Shangri-La County, Diqing Prefecture
When many parts of China are redolent with rice dumplings, Shangri-La in the northwest of Yunnan province is busy with the Tibetan-style horse racing during the Dragon Boat Festival. As the best season for travelling to Shangri-La draws near, the yearly event is what one mustn’t miss.
10th “South Silk Road” Tourism and Trade Fair
2013 Lancangjiang Beer Carnival
2013 Duanyang Flower Market
Date: 11-25 June
Place: Longyang District, Baoshan City
Huashan Festival of the Miaos
Date: 12 June
Place: Sanjiao Miao ethnic Village, Liangwan Town, Shuifu County, Zhaotong City
Pumi Ethnic Valentine’s Day
Date: 12 June
Place: Lanping County, Nujiang Prefecture
Activities for Summer Solstice
Date: 21 June
Place: Mojiang County, Pu’er City
Zhuang Ethnic “Coloured Rice” Festival
Place: Baihe Town, Pingbian County, Honghe Prefecture
Grape Harvest Festival
Date: from late June to early July
Place: Dongfeng Farm, Mi’le County, Honghe Prefecture
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