The custom of the Zhuang ethnic people in which participants hit their shoulders with poles, also known as "stick dancing", is a kind of dance that simulates agricultural labor using poles and a bench.
Hechi has seen four more customs recommended by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism for China's fifth batch of intangible cultural heritage - the highest number of any city in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in 2020.
The folk songs of the Mulam ethnic group are collectively created by the Mulao people.
On the night of every Mid-Autumn Festival, every family in Huaiyuan Ancient Town will put out a variety of sacrificial offerings.
Baikuyao is recognized by the UNESCO as "the ethnic group with the most complete preservation of folk culture."
The bronze drum dance is popular among Bai Ku Yao, a branch of the Yao ethnic group in Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region.