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San Yue Jie Festival Video Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 in Culture

San Yue Jie Festival

Tons of fun at San Yue Jie.

On the third full moon of the lunar calendar, the streets of Dali come alive for the San Yue Jie festival. Merchants sell a wide array of goods, there’s horse racing, and even makeshift tattoo parlors. Check it out in this short video highlight:

  • San Yue Jie (三月街 – sān yuè jiē)

  • Bai people (白族 – bái zú)

  • ethnic minority (少数民族 – shǎo shù mín zú)

  • horse racing (跑马 – pǎo mǎ)

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About the Author: sasha

Sasha is an English teacher, writer, photographer, and videographer from the great state of Michigan. Upon graduating from Michigan State University, he moved to China and spent 5+ years living, working, studying, and traveling there. He also studied Indonesian Language & Culture in Bali for a year. He and his wife run the travel blog Grateful Gypsies, and they're currently trying the digital nomad lifestyle across Latin America.

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