On the evening of October 6, 2020, the Shangri-La Cultural Tourism Month came to a successful conclusion amidst the happy singing and dancing.
The dances with Tibetan, Naxi, Lisu, Yi ethnic characteristics and Lancang River Valley features, classical Tibetan string dance, Jinsha River Valley Tibetan dance, Jiantang Tibetan dance… At 19:00 every evening from September 28th to October 6th, large-scale folk song and dance performances were staged in turns in the Moonlight Square of the ancient Dukezong City. The passionate performances by the Shangri-La Band, the Son of Snow Band, the Drolma Band, the Highland Barley Band, as well as the famous singers in our prefecture such as Larong Xiluo, Luosang Yangzong and Zixun, repeatedly incited the great enthusiasm of all the audiences on the site. Hundreds of tourists came to to join the sea of joy and fully enjoyed the literary and artistic feast in Shangri-La.
Apart from the singing and dancing performances, various activities such as “Joyful and Peaceful Shangri-La” campfire evening and the Exhibition of Intangible Heritage Memory were also organized during the Shangri-La Cultural Tourism Month.
The series activities in Shangri-La Cultural Tourism Month, which lasted from September 7th to October 6th, was jointly organized by Diqing Prefecture Cultural Tourism Bureau, Diqing Prefecture Ethnic Song and Dance Troupe and Diqing Prefecture Intangible Cultural Heritage Center. The normalized performance of folk songs and dances hosted by the Intangible Heritage Protection Association, the exhibition of music works by local singers as well as the 2020 Silk Road Yunnan · International National Fashion Talent Festival were also held during the series activities.
The series activities have enabled Diqing Prefecture to further expand the foreign cultural exchanges, introduce the characteristic humanities in Shangri-La, enhance the cultural tourism brand of Shangri-La, promote the local economic development and lay a solid foundation for building a prosperous, democratic, civilized and harmonious Diqing Prefecture.