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Helong Banquet

Source: hubei.gov.cn 07/19/2016 05:07:41

Helong Banquet, a banquet in which invited people gather to eat meals along a long table, is the highest etiquette for Dong people to serve guests.

Dong people are famous for their hospitality, they prefer to invite a lot of guests to dinner together. As a unique way to welcome guests and friends, Helong Banquets often take places on wide corridors or at squares. Nowadays, most of the dishes and wine in Helong Banquet are brought by the guests themselves.


People enjoy meal during "Helong Banquet" in central China

People of Dong ethnic group serve meals during a "Helong Banquet" at an ancient Dong Village in Xiaoguan Dong Ethnic Township of Xuan'en County, central China's Hubei Province, July 9, 2016. >>more