Some towns and towns in Lijiang, Yunnan Province have proposed not to engage in "pig killing rice", which has aroused heated discussions
If you don't eat pig-killing rice, how can you taste for the New Year
Official: Advocating frugality is not a ban
The smoke rises, people's shouts, pots and pans come and go, tables and chairs are set out, and bowls are served..."Killing pig rice" is a custom of killing pigs in Yunnan, Guichuan and other places to invite people to eat, generally at the end of the year, eat "killing pig rice", and the New Year is not far away.
Dishes on the table of "Pig Killing Rice".
Recently, some towns and towns such as Longpan, Ludian, Baoshan, and Qihe in Lijiang City, Yunnan Province issued an initiative of "changing customs and thriftily killing New Year's pigs", suggesting that pig farmers slaughter New Year's pigs as soon as possible or slaughter them uniformly, advocating self-slaughter and self-eating, not extravagant and wasteful, which aroused heated discussions among netizens.
Some netizens believe that "killing pigs and rice" is a custom in Yunnan-Guichuan and a traditional way of communication between villagers and neighbors. "Without the pig-killing rice, I always feel that there is a lack of New Year's flavor and fireworks!" However, some netizens said that the intention of "thrifty killing pigs" is good, and they have resisted big operations, and the pig killing rice in some places has begun to "change its taste", compare with each other, and gradually develop into eating and drinking, "It is indeed time to advocate frugality".
On December 12, the reporter called the above-mentioned townships, and the staff responded that the purpose of the initiative is to prevent the spread of animal diseases, advocate frugality, resist large-scale "pig killing rice", avoid extravagance and waste, and not a blanket ban.
After eating the "pig killing rice", the flavor of the New Year will be strong
The New Year is approaching, every household in Lijiang, Yunnan Province turns the yellow calendar to see the day, sets the day, invites the pig killer, kills the pig, eats the "pig killing rice", and is very busy.
Yunnan, Guizhou and Sichuan have such a traditional custom in many rural areas, at the end of each year, choose a good day to kill the pig, fill sausages, and invite relatives and friends to taste at home, which is commonly known as "killing pig rice".
According to Mr. Cao, a netizen, in Lijiang, Yunnan, "killing pigs and rice" is a local custom at the end of the year. "Yunnan rural pig killing rice is full of fireworks, every day, relatives, friends, villagers and neighbors gather together, happy." Mr. Cao believes that in the gradually intensive pig killing rice, the familiar New Year's flavor is getting stronger and stronger.
Sichuan Huili also has such a custom, "killing pig rice" is generally fried back to the pot meat, fried lean meat, fried pork liver, fried crispy meat, radish stewed pork ribs, pig blood sauerkraut soup, etc., some places are indispensable to fill sausages and marinated bacon. After a year of hard work, slaughter pigs, put on the "nine big bowls", call friends, and have an annual pig feast.
It is understood that in Yunnan-Guichuan, "killing pig rice" pays attention to freshness, killing on the same day, eating on the same day, and the meat is delicious.
Thrifty to kill pigs, do not engage in "pig killing rice"
On December 12, the official Weibo of "Lijiang Financial Media" released a message entitled "Don't engage in "pig killing" and "pig killing rice", some towns and towns in Lijiang issued an initiative", which aroused the attention of netizens.
The news mentioned that recently, some towns and towns such as Longpan, Ludian, Baoshan, and Qihe in Gucheng District, Yulong County, Lijiang City, issued an initiative to change customs and thrift to kill New Year's pigs, and recommended that pig farmers slaughter New Year's pigs as soon as possible or slaughter them uniformly, and advocate self-slaughter and self-consumption, without extravagance and waste.
On October 10, the People's Government of Baoshan Township proposed in the official public account "Beautiful Baoshan" that "all villager groups should organize farmers to slaughter New Year pigs as soon as possible, and process and preserve New Year pork in a safe and healthy manner." "Advocate changing customs and putting an end to pomp and circumstance. Don't engage in 'pig killing', don't be extravagant and wasteful. ”
Ludian Township initiative, "the township farmers New Year pigs as soon as possible to complete the slaughter in the near future, do not slaughter and eat sick and dead pork, the New Year pig pork should be safely processed and hygienically preserved, so that self-slaughter and self-eating." ”
Longpan Township proposed, "The majority of party members and cadres should play a vanguard and exemplary role in demonstration, put an end to pomp, arrogance, do not invite each other to eat, do not kill pigs, and at the same time persuade relatives and friends around them to be civilized and thrifty, and consciously resist big operations." ”
Netizens hotly discussed:
Don't eat pig-killing rice,
What's my winter joy?
The reporter noticed that the content of the initiatives issued by the above-mentioned townships is basically the same, requiring the elimination of the gift or sale of pigs, pork and products. However, the mention of not engaging in "pig killing" and "New Year's pig rice" has caused a lot of controversy.
Many netizens believe that "killing pigs and rice" is a custom in Yunnan-Guichuan, and it is a traditional way for local villagers to communicate with their neighbors. A "pig killing meal" is the nostalgia that relatives and friends can't leave. Some netizens commented, "If I don't eat pig-killing rice in Yunnan, what is my happiness this winter?" "Eating pig-killing rice is what our perennial people look forward to in their hometown."
However, some netizens said that "thrifty killing New Year's pigs" has a good intention, resisting big operations, saving trouble and money. Now in some places, the pig killing rice compares with each other, and gradually develops into eating and drinking, "sometimes the pig is killed, and after the treat, the host has little left, and it is indeed time to advocate frugality."
Responses from multiple places:
Advocating frugality is not a ban
On December 12, the reporter called the above-mentioned townships, and the staff replied that the purpose of the initiative is to prevent the spread of animal diseases and avoid extravagance and waste, and it is not a ban.
"I was afraid that (the villagers) would be extravagant and wasteful, and they would make a big deal of killing pigs, and advocate frugality, so they issued this initiative." Ms. Jin, a staff member of the Longpan Township Government, said that the initiative has received support from many villagers. She also stressed that it is not forbidden to hold "pig killing rice".
"This initiative has always been there, and it should have been frugal." According to the staff and ladies of the Baoshan Township Government, there has always been an initiative to advocate thrift and not to do a lot of "pig killing rice". She also said that advocating that the masses not engage in "pig killing rice" or narrow the scope of holding it is not a blanket ban, "and the countryside still needs to have the flavor of the New Year and fireworks."
It is understood that in recent years, many towns and villages in Lijiang City have issued similar initiatives.
Chengdu Business Daily-Red Star News reporter Wang Mingping