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Western Hunan Dong Community Treats Tourists to Feast

The traditional baijiayan (collective feasts) of the Dong minority group has become a profitable travel product for people in Linxi of?Sanjiang Dong autonomous county, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. The local Dong people have attracted 110,000 tourists with their feasts, which bring 6 million yuan ($947,747.52) in returns.

Also known as “gather-up feast” and “long-table feast”, baijiayan is a unique custom of the Dong minority, where local residents gather together to treat guests with a collective feast. For Dongs, it is the most honorable rite of hospitality, which dates back hundreds of years.

Source: China Daily