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Weixi Culture

Distribution of ethnic minorities

Weixi Lisu Autonomous County of the Lisu nationality mainly live in the high mountains and steep slopes, the living environment is relatively poor mountainous areas and semi mountainous areas, better hydrothermal conditions of the Lancang River, Jinsha River River and valley area are mainly Bai, Naxi, Tibetan and Han ethnic distribution. According to the administrative division, county and town is the main settlements of the Han nationality, Yongchun Township and branches, Miller Zhen Zi Li plain, 3 village, town, Heini tower Kai village and 2 days are climbing Ge Xiang Ju Cun Wei will Naxi is relatively concentrated, and Bardi Township and town of Tacheng is two a Township in the county of Tibetan wide distribution. The dispersed and mixed, mostly known as "nyama" of the Bai nationality branch, the main settlements are small, Fuchuan, Providence Providence Township, Austin, Los Tuo Bei Dian 5 village and Township Road, Bai He Cun Wei Ji Xiang Gong Xun Xiang Le Cun Wei Hui, Yongchun branch, chrysanthemum, drag LAN Yong Village and 3 days are pan Ge Xiang Ju Cun Wei Bai distribution will also have. In addition, in the town of Heini, Ke tower the two village is the Naxi branch "Mary Ma to live".  


Lisu is dizu descent, is a Tibeto Burman language belong to the Yi branch, Sino Tibetan Tibeto burman. Lisu is mainly engaged in agriculture. It is a monogamous marriage. The dress features Lisu women wearing embroidered blouses, linen dress, wearing a red and white material like pearl, coral, shells and other accessories; man wearing a short, outside a linen coat, zuoyao saber, hang Youyao arrow package. Traditional festivals have even wider Festival, have the Spring Festival, Arbor Day, harvest festival.



Lisu folk dance has a "ruler", "vessel for scraping eyes", "on foot dance". Tibetan dance has "Reba dance", "Naxi songs have a".  

Traditional opera

The town of Lisu Autonomous County and a large Weixi Han drama called "living fossil" Chinese opera history, is Chinese more than 300 operas in important local opera.  


Weixi Lisu Autonomous County in Tibetan Buddhism, Catholicism, Christianity three sects coexist, and the minority ethnic groups have their own primitive religion, different religions and different religious sects are friendly.  

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