The Guilin Gongcheng Peachblossom Festival
The Guilin Gongcheng Peachblossom Festival is held in the Daling Mountain in Xiling Township of the Gongcheng Yao autonomous county from February to March every year. There is a series of cultural performances and activities during the festival including exhibitions of local food such as Gongcheng oil-tea, calligraphies and artistic antiques, ethnic songs and dances and thrush bird fighting.
The Gexu Singing Festival in Wuming county
The opening ceremony of the Gexu Singing Festival falls on the third day of the third month of the Chinese lunar calendar every year in Wuming County. The singing festival attracts huge crowds from home and abroad. The festival consists of many activities such as a 1,000-person bamboo battle, a singing contest, snatching the fireworks, a speed competition on board shoes and embroidered ball throwing. The festival has been held 18 times since 1985. It changed its name from Gejie to Gexu in 2003 and added many ethnic projects of the Zhuang people such as a singing contest of mountain songs and the bamboo battle.