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The Newest UNESCO World Heritage Site Located at the juncture of the three counties of Yinjiang, Jiangkou and Songtao in northeastern Guizhou Province, Fanjing Mountain National Nature Reserve is one of the main peaks of Wuling Mountain Range. The whole reserve covers an area of 567 sq kilometers (219 sq miles), dominated by the primitive vegetation. Jul. 11, 2018
Monba Custom of Giving Names Names are important to Monba people. According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, people choose names with an auspicious meaning for children. In Tibet there are two main ways of giving children names. One way is... Jul. 09, 2018
HIPA presents winners of ‘Yellow’ Instagram Photo Contest ​The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, HIPA, has concluded the May edition of the Instagram Photo Contest which was themed ‘Yellow’. Jun. 13, 2018
Munaozongge Festival of Jingpo People Munao Festival, which is also called "Munaozongge Festival", means sing and dancing together in Jingpo language. It is the most important song-and-dance pageant for Jingpo people to usher holy gods and exorcise evil spirits... Mar. 01, 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
The Art Tour in Barcelona Barcelona is an enchanting seaside city with boundless culture, fabled architecture and a world-class drinking and dining scene. Dec. 28, 2017
Jino Holy Wooden Drums The Jinos like singing and are good at improvising poems and setting them to music. At holiday gatherings, the young dance to songs sung by elders. Jino festivals often feature singing and dancing... Dec. 27, 2017
Intangible Cultural Heritage of Jino Ethnic Jinuo people are all adept at singing and dancing. The Sun drum is the most holy sacrificial vessel and instrument of the Jinuo people. Every year in December of the Chinese Lunar calendar, the Jinuo people... Dec. 26, 2017
Historical and Cultural Tour in Hohhot Hohhot is the regional capital of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region. It is located in the center of Inner Mongolia, with its north being the Yinshan Mountains and Yellow River to its south. Oct. 27, 2017
Enjoying the beautiful flowers in Ma'anshan There are lots of beautiful flowers in Ma’anshan all the year round. The flowers in autumn of Ma’anshan is as beautiful as those in spring. Many people in Ma’anshan are fond of enjoying flowers in autumn! Oct. 18, 2017
Mythical and Amazing Lhasa The centre of the Tibetan Buddhist world for over a millennium, Lhasa (Lāsà; literally the 'Place of the Gods') remains largely a city of wonders. Your first view of the red and white Potala Palace soaring above the Holy City raises goosebumps and the charming whitewashed old Tibetan quarter continues to preserve the essence of traditional Tibetan life. Oct. 11, 2017
Dujie: The Adult Ceremony of the Yao Nationality After fifteen years old all the young boys and girls of the Yao ethnic group will have to change their flower-trimmed hats to fascinators, to symbolize the maturity of their bodies. Boys have to undergo Dujie... Aug. 16, 2017
Tibetan People's Prostrating On the roads to Lhasa, from time to time, travelers can see Buddhists prostrating (lying face down in adoration and devotion). They begin their journey from their home and keep on prostrating all the way... Aug. 14, 2017
Main Traditional Festival of Tibetan Minority Ⅰ The Great Prayer Festival is the greatest religious festival in Tibet. According to the legend, in the first month of the year, Buddha conquered or converted six holy men of false religions at the joint place... Aug. 03, 2017
Banjara: Women's Portraits of Rich National Characteristic Banjara are a nomadic people who originally moved to India from Afghanistan. After travelling for a long time around the lands of Punjab, most of them now live an isolated and primitive life in ... Jun. 29, 2017
Twin sisters celebrate their 100th birthday and the pics are just too cute ​The twin sisters Maria Pignaton Pontin and Paulina Pignaton Pandolfi are close to turning 100 and are now given a photo essay to commemorate another year of life. May. 25, 2017
Israel As "the promised land", it is Jews' spiritual home where they have to return to even after thousands of years of drift. At the same time, as the holy land of the three religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, it is a critical strategic point for rulers from Asia, Europe, and North Africa. May. 23, 2017
Traditional Festivals of Ethnic Kazakh Minority The Kazaks' festivals and ceremonies are directly related to their religion of Islam. As such, the Qurban (Corban) and Id El-fitr festivals are occasions for feasts of mutton and mutual greetings ... Feb. 01, 2017
TIME BEFORE PRESENT: TEMPLES, FUNERALS AND A WEDDING It did survive that turmoil and moved on with shaky footing until April 25, 2015, when a 7.9 Richter scale earthquake hit. Thousands of lives were loss across the country that day, and more lives in neighboring countries. Many of the beautiful Unesco Worl Jan. 31, 2017
Readers' travel photography competition: 2016 – the winners In 2016, Guardian readers entered thousands of fantastic images to our monthly travel photo competition. Here are each month’s best shots. Scroll to see the overall winner and runners-up, judged by Mick Ryan of Fotovue. Monthly winners are on display unti Dec. 29, 2016
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