Villagers showcase their culinary skills by bringing their best dishes to the table, while fostering a sense of communal celebration. Traditional performances add to the festive atmosphere. The Long Table Banquet has become a cherished practice throughout China, uniting people in joyous celebration during festive seasons.
[Video] Long Table Banquet: A thousand-people feast09 Feb 2024
China’s Long Table Banquet, a time-honoured tradition of the Miao, Dong, Hani, and Yi peoples, is a grand spectacle where thousands gather to indulge in a feast of delicacies and performances. Apart from ringing in the new year, the event is one of thanksgiving at the close of harvest season.