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Revisit ancient Sanya rural culture at Wenmen Village’s festival

Updated: 2018-08-03 16:52:51

A two-day rural tourism and culture festival will be held from August 4th to 5th, 2018, at Wenmen Village in Tianya District, Sanya.

 

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The festival in Wenmen Village/文门村 is the fourth stop on Sanya’s rural tourism promotional campaign of 2018, following stops in Beishan Village/北山村 in Haitang District, Damao Village/大茅村 in Jiyang District, and Ya’an Village/雅安村 in Yazhou District.

During the festival, a series of events will be held including Li pottery courses, displays of traditional Li brocade work, and Li minority performances. A special Li minority dance performance will be put on at the opening ceremony to help show off the Li People’s unique culture to the public.

 

Foodies and shopaholics will not want to miss this event, which will include all kinds of local specialty foods such as coconut chicken, Shanlan wine, bamboo rice, as well as arts and crafts including Li brocade work and Li pottery!

 

About Wenmen Village 文门村

 

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Located five kilometers north of Tianya District in Sanya, Wenmen Village is inhabited by tribes of Li and Miao minority ethnic groups. The village was once a destination for exiled officials and scholars.

 

Since 2011, thanks to financial support from the district government, the village has taken on a new look. Dilapidated houses have been repaired, and public facilities such as a square, inns, and farmhouses have been built. Many residents now live in new houses and have extra rooms they can use as home stays.

 

Getting to Wenmen Village: Bus Route 14 or Taxi