Door Closing Festival
Door Closing Festival, also named Guanmen Festival in Chinese is one of the important festivals in Dai people. It's often celebrated in the middle of July. At that day, all the old and young must go to some temples to pray. In three months, all the youth can fall in love with each other, but they can’t marry or be out.
Door Openning Festival,also named Kaimen Festival in Chinese is celebrated in the middle of October. This festival symbolizes the end of rainy season. From then on, the youth can begin to love freely or hold weddings. That day people will hold a grand banquet.
The annual Water-Splashing Festival is most important holiday of the Dai people. Held during the sixth month of the Dai calendar, usually falling in the middle of April, it is also known as the Festival for Bathing the Buddha. It was celebrated by both visitors and residents in Jinghong, Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Yunnan Province.