JINXIU, China, Nov 25 (Bernama-AsiaNet) — The celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of Jinxiu Yao Autonomous County will be held in Jinxiu County on November 28, 2022. At the appointed time, there will be a variety of celebration activities with national characteristics, including welcome party, celebration activities, national art performance, 70th anniversary achievement exhibition, symposium on economic and social development, county-level celebration art party, grassroots visit activities and a series of cultural and sports activities.
Jinxiu, the earliest Yao Autonomous County after the founding of the People’s Republic of China, is located in the Dayao Mountains in the east of the central part of Guangxi. With a total area of 2,518 square kilometers and a total population of 156,000, Jinxiu is a county with the largest number of Yao ethnic groups and enjoys the reputation of “Capital of Yao People in the World”. Mr. Fei Xiaotong, a famous contemporary sociologist, once said: “The Yao research center of the world is in China, and the Yao research center of China is in Jinxiu.” And he wrote the inscription — “Home of Yao”.