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Winners announced for 2018 APC International Photography Exhibition ​The results of the 3rd APC (Asia Pacific Cup) International Photography Exhibition were recently announced. The contest has received 6521 entries from 42 countries and regions around the world. A total of 187 awards were presented, and the grand prize goes to Belgian photographer JOZEF DE FRAINE, who won 2,000 US dollars. Aug. 17, 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
The picturesque town in Switzerland III The thermal spa resort of Leukerbad, with its 65 hot springs, lies well protected in a Valais side valley and is now a popular destination for wellness and sports enthusiasts. The resort offers an attractive and extensive range of indoor wellness and sports’ facilities. Jul. 04, 2018
Primi Houses and Villages Primi villages are generally small, around 20 to 30 households, and scattered but close together, usually at least 500 meters from one another, on gentle slopes halfway up mountains. Members of the same clan... Jul. 03, 2018
Soccer Fields Around the World One of the most appealing aspects of soccer is its simplicity --- a ball, some open space, goal markers, and you can play. As the 2018 World Cup reaches the round of 16 in Russia, with matches held in massive modern ... Jun. 29, 2018
Primi Marriage and Wedding Customs Primi society has been traditionally organised into exogamous clans with marriages arranged by the parents occurring between cross-cousins and marriage within the clan is prohibited. However today there is great... Jun. 25, 2018
Traditional Costume of Primi Minority In daily life, Primi women tend to wear ordinary Chinese rural dress, no different from that worn by Han women. Generally, only during festivals or special occasions do they display their traditional ethnic costume... Jun. 22, 2018
Deang people keen on songs and dances Deang people are good at singing and dancing. Whenever they celebrate a festival, hold a wedding party or build a house, they invite folk singer to sing poems. Their musical instruments include lusheng (a reed-pipe wind instrument)... May. 23, 2018
History of Deang Ethnic Deang was a name given to this ethnic group in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). Before that time the Deangs along with the Blang and Va ethnic minorities speaking a south Asian language inside Yunnan Province were called... May. 04, 2018
Follow_Me: New narratives in contemporary photography, China-Switzerland Last year’s OCAT Shanghai witnessed 10 young photographers from China and Switzerland using the language of photography to build layers of overlapping narrations, and to discuss the similarities and differences between visual narratives and the impact of modern communication. May. 02, 2018
Exclusive Interview with K. M. Asad Talking about Rohingya Crisis Rohingya refuge has became an international issue in terms of humanity, safe living environment and peaceful world. It has to say that despite efforts being made on the ground, the massive influx into Bangladesh ... Apr. 20, 2018
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Situated in the mountainous north-west of Yunnan province in China, the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas is a natural serial property consisting of 15 protected areas, grouped into eight clusters... Apr. 19, 2018
Real or fake? Exploring life in Dubai Nick Hannes is the overall winner of the 2018 ZEISS Photography Award. His series, 'Garden of Delight', was chosen from nearly 90,000 entries by photographers from more than 140 countries. Apr. 12, 2018
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
2018 PhotogrVphy Grant Contest ENTER FOR FREE, WIN 1000$ IN CASH Mar. 14, 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
New Orleans: the unique city in the United States There is no city in the world like New Orleans. Influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa and indigenous peoples have made it the ultimate melting pot. Feb. 28, 2018
Naxi Costumes Naxi dress and adornments are usually made of leather from cattle and sheep. In the "Welcome to God Dongge" of the classical Dongba Scriptures can be found the following lines: "The snake of the universe gave birth... Feb. 11, 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
Traditional Lisus Clothes The Lisus people wear the clothes woven by themselves with no big difference in designs and ornaments among them. The only big difference is the color and on that basis the Lisus are divided into White Lisus, Black... Jan. 18, 2018
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