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Munao dances reflect the migration of Jingpo ancestors One of the dances that exemplifies the original sacred character of Jingpo dancing is the Munao dance. People usually dance in twos, fours or six in a circle in a ceremony that can last for hours. The dance follows a... Mar. 19, 2018
Cycling in the scenic Victoria Victoria, in Australia's southeast corner, is the perfect destination for two-wheeled touring. It stuffs a good cross-section of Australia’s varied delights into one manageable package and is well served for cycling infrastructure Mar. 19, 2018
Top 5 reasons Belgium isn’t boring Smack-bang in the middle of Western Europe, this compact multilingual country effortlessly blends the historic with the new; from countless castles and medieval belfries to innovative art museums and hip cafes. Mar. 15, 2018
Water lanterns light Lijiang on Ghost Festival Thousands of water lanterns were set afloat down the rivers of Lijiang's Old Town in Yunnan province on Sept 5, one of the grandest folk customs of the Naxi people in celebration of Ghost Festival... Mar. 15, 2018
Dongba Literature of Naxi People More than 1,000 years ago the Naxi people created pictographic characters called Dongba script, the only living pictographic writing system in the world today. The Donba shamans used it to record Dongba history... Mar. 06, 2018
Photographer Nataliya Andrianova's Awards, Exhibitions and Projects 2018 - Special Exhibition "Director's Choice Series" as a part of London Photo Festival choice, within the framework of festival photo18 Zurich (Switzerland, Zurich, Halle 622, Oerlikon ... Feb. 28, 2018
Happy New Year of the Dog! ​Now as we kiss goodbye to the Year of the Rooster, it's time to look forward to the Year of the Dog, which begins on Friday, February 16. Feb. 15, 2018
Robin Yong's Other Specific Contributions on Photography As a freelance photographer, Robin Yong​ has truely received hundreds or say thousands awards on photography since last three years. This article is a whole list about his contribution about achievements ... Feb. 12, 2018
Traditional Art and Culture of Naxi People Naxi literature is rich in form and content. Besides works by Naxi scholars and writers, there is a repository of oral folk literature. "Genesis," "The Rich Steal Oxen," "Revenge" and "Song of Elopement" are characterized... Feb. 11, 2018
The Wedding Ceremony of Naxi People In Naxi culture, young people usually get acquainted with each other on public occasions such as festivals. After an initial acquaintance, the two will ask a third party to act as a go-between, or matchmaker... Feb. 11, 2018
Robin Yong: Flowers of Ethiopia Robin Yong is an Australia-based medical doctor with a passion for photography and travel. He enjoys traveling to exotic destinations to befriend and photograph the locals. Over the past few years, Robin has quickly become one of the most popular and influential photographers at the Venice Carnevale. Feb. 09, 2018
History of Naxi People According to historical documents, the forefathers of the Naxi people were closely related to a tribe called "Maoniu Yi" in the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220), "Mosha Yi" in the Jin Dynasty (265-420) and "Moxie Yi" in the... Feb. 08, 2018
Origin of the Swords Pole Festival There is a moved story about the origin of the Swords Pole festival among the Lisus. Once upon a time, the Han and the Lisus were brothers born by the same mother. When grew up and got married, they planed to live... Feb. 06, 2018
Seen in China 1956: Old Photos of China Daily Life by Tom Hutchins Tom Hutchins recalled on his book: "On the platform there are many people waiting to cross the other way, waiting for the train back to Hong Kong. No one seems to mind having their pictures taken ... Feb. 02, 2018
Paradise for honeymoon The mere mention of Bali evokes thoughts of a paradise. It's more than a place; it's a mood, an aspiration, a tropical state of mind. Feb. 02, 2018
Award Ceremony of 2017 “Sente•Antu Cup” International Photo Contest held in Antu On Jan. 26, 2018, the 2017 “Sente•Antu Cup” International Photo Contest Award Ceremony is held in Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province, China. Jan. 27, 2018
Lisus Rich Art and Culture Achi Mugua: Achi Mugua, which originated from Lancang River, means goats singing and dancing. It is a kind of self-entertained singing and dancing featured no instruments. There is a prelude at the beginning... Jan. 23, 2018
Customs and Habits of Lisus The monogamous family was the basic unit of Lisu society. Sons left their parents and supported their own families after getting married. The youngest or only son remained with the parents to take care of them... Jan. 18, 2018
Kuoshi Festival "Kuoshi Festival", also called "Heshi Festival", celebrates the Lisu new year. "Kuoshi" is Lisu language, which means "the beginning of new year" or "the new year". It is the grandest traditional festival for... Jan. 15, 2018
History of Lisu Ethnic According to historical records and folk legend, the forbears of the Lisu people lived along the banks of the Jinsha River and were once ruled by "Wudeng" and "Lianglin," two powerful tribes. After the 12th century... Jan. 12, 2018
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