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The festival of waxberries

Date: 6-25 May
Place: Shiping County, Honghe Prefecture

Shiping County of Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture is the biggest planter of waxberries in Yunnan Province, with a total plantation of 0.1m mu (6,667 hectares) or 4m waxberry plants.

May is when the waxberries ripen, and a tour to Shiping will be rewarded a great experience of the Huayaoyi ethnic culture and the local specialties such as Shiping tofu.

Huayaoyi people is a branch of the Yi ethnic group living in Shiping.

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