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Mountain city—Chongqing As a major city in southwestern mainland China, Chongqing is a port city with the largest municipal area and population in China. Nowadays, Chongqing is a modern city, China’s fourth municipality after Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin. Nov. 30, 2017
The Seven Fairy Mountain The Seven Fairy Mountain, known as Qixianling in Chinese, is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Hainan. Its seven peaks create a beautiful backdrop against the sky; the front peak stands at 1,107m and the other six peaks decrease in size behind it. Nov. 21, 2017
Mushroom Houses of Hani Minority The Hani people usually build their villages on the south slopes of the mountains. A village comprises from ten to as many as 400 households, which are related by blood ties... Nov. 21, 2017
Culture and Art of Hani People Hani People is noted for their abundant literature forms ranging from mythology, legend, poem, riddle to proverb among others. Mythologies and legends are the most ancient and numerous, mostly preserved in epics... Nov. 17, 2017
Ancient Capital for Six Dynasties Many visitors only pass through handsome Nanjing when traveling from Shanghai to Beijing, but the capital of Jiangsu, lying on the lower stretches of the Yangzi River, boasts a rich and impressive historical heritage. It's also one of the cleanest and best-looking cities in China. Nov. 16, 2017
Hani Festivals Like the Han people, the Hanis celebrate the Spring Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival. Their traditional festivals include October Festival, June Festival and etc... Nov. 16, 2017
Hani Terrace Culture Among the continuous stretch of Ailao Mountain, the Hanis have created thousands of rice terraces that climb upwards like green staircases or watery pools—depending on the season— along the slopes of mountains... Nov. 10, 2017
Fashion of Hani People The Hani people prefer clothing made of home-spun dark blue cloth. Children before 7 years old have no sexual divisions in their clothing... Nov. 10, 2017
Eating Habits of Hani Minority Their staple foods are rice and corn. Sour and spicy are their favorite tastes. They pick wild vegetables to make soup, and use leaves of fragrance as condiment. Both Hani men and women are generally smokers and... Nov. 09, 2017
A Quiet Land in the Bustling World Kyoto is an old Japanese city with quiet temples, sublime gardens, colorful shrines and geisha scurrying to secret liaisons. Nov. 09, 2017
Time Immemorial-YANG YONGLIANG Solo Exhibition Inspired by Chinese ancestral culture and the famous Shan Shui, Yang Yongliang works with digital photography like a painter. Nov. 09, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Hani People Hani people are hospitable and warm-hearted. When visiting an ordinary Hani family, you will be served with the Hani home-made cigarette pipe. If you are not a smoker, you could decline in a courteous manner... Nov. 09, 2017
Origins and History of Hani Ethnic Minority Historical records indicate that a tribal people called the "Heyis" was active south of the Dadu River in the 3rd century B.C. These were possibly the ancestors of the Hanis of today. According to the records, some... Nov. 08, 2017
Dream Holiday Excursion—Ko Samui Ko Samui is like a well-established Hollywood celebrity: she's outrageously manicured, has lovely blonde tresses and has gracefully removed all of her wrinkles without more than a peep in the tabloids. Oct. 25, 2017
Dogs and Snakes in the Lahu Spiritual and Daily Life Lahus have several myths that focus on the contributions of dogs to human life. In one of them, the ancestor of the Lahu was fed with the milk of a female dog (not unlike the she-wolf story of... Oct. 25, 2017
Residence of Lahus The houses of the Lahus are quite similar in style and structure to those of the Dai. The size of the house varies according to the size of the family, from smaller houses, which accommodate four or five people, to large... Oct. 25, 2017
Lahus Marriage and Wedding Customs Most marriages are monogamous. Traditionally, boys marry when they are 16 or 17 and girls marry when they are 13 or 14. Young people are given a fair amount of freedom in choosing their partners as long as they are not... Oct. 23, 2017
Solo Exhibition 'Oasis' Brings a Profound Thinking A watermelon flavored ice-cream in the hot summer heat? Your favorite line of poem sang by a jazz singer? Or a glimpse of the fleeting city night view when you're on the way home? Oct. 23, 2017
Lahu People Like Spicy Food The Lahus like spicy food. They have a saying that goes "cooking without chili is the same as cooking without oil". Rice and corn are the staple grains, and Lahu eat two meals daily, but they also eat smaller amounts of... Oct. 23, 2017
New Year Festival of the Lahu people The main festivals of the Lahu people include the Lahukuzha Festival, Torch Festival, New Rice Festival, Duane Festival and others. The Lahukuzha Festival is the New Year Festival of the Lahu people. It... Oct. 20, 2017
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