Dong Grand Song performers


Xiaohuang is an ethnic Dong village in Congjiang County famous for its Dong Grand Song singing culture. The Dong song is the vehicle of Dong culture, portraying their history, agriculture, family life, teachings for children, romance, emotions and traditional wisdom.

The MDG-F supported a cultural mapping exercise in Xiaohuang, during which villagers decided to revive their annual Dong Singing Festival. Several thousand people attended the three-day event.

Photo by UNESCO

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