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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
History and Origine of Monba Ethnic Various actions had been taken by Tibetan authorities over the centuries to consolidate their rule over Menyu area. The area became the hereditary manor of Tibetans' Zhuba Geju (faction) during the mid... Jul. 06, 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
Primi Puberty Rite For the Primi, the age boundary line between children and adults is thirteen. Before thirteen, children all wear long gowns. After a special rite at thirteen called "wearing trousers" for boys and "wearing skirt"... Jul. 03, 2018
Primi holidays and festivals Primi holidays and festivals include Spring Festival, Tomb-Sweeping Day, the Beginning of Summer, the Dragon Boat Festival, Torch Festival, and New Taste Festival. Spring Festival is quite like... Jun. 25, 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
Dietary Customs of Primi People The main Primis diet is meat such as pork, mutton, beef and chicken. They eat pork more often which include fresh pork, fat pork and bacon. No matter fresh meat or pickled pork, the Primis like eat meat lump. At the... Jun. 22, 2018
The Migration History of Primi Ethnic The Primis is the descendant of ancient Qiang ethic group, which used to be the strongest Ethnic Minority in the northwestern China (now in Gansu and Qinghai Province). Their force had once covered the whole... Jun. 05, 2018
Primi Musical Instruments Sixianqin The Sixianqin is a traditional musical instrument named after a Qin general loved very much by the Primis. In Primi villages, simple and mellifluous music played with the Sixian can be heard no matter whether one is in... Jun. 05, 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
Mojie Scenic Area Flowing down Tianchi of Changbai Mountain, the water of “Mojie” is ice-free all year round. When the temperature reaches minus 20 degrees centigrade, the mist rises and the rime and tree hanging appear. Feb. 14, 2018
Hongshi Mountain Resort With primitive vegetation and rich species, it is one of the best habitats for wild animals in the Changbai Mountain. It is Changbai Mountain’s famous resort, one of the ten resorts of Baihe. Feb. 06, 2018
Temaoke Festival of Jino Minority Temaoke Festival (literally "Iron-Forging Festival"), corresponding to New Year's Day in Western culture, is the most important festival for Jino and is held over a three-day period, January 6th - 8th of the... Dec. 25, 2017
Acrobatics Acrobatics, Chinese name is zaji, za means variety, ji means art and skill. Acrobatics is the performance of extraordinary feats of balance, agility and motor coordination. Modern acrobatics mainly depends on performer’s soft body to complete a series of highly difficult movement. Dec. 19, 2017
Dietetic Traditions of Jino Minority Jino women traditionally gathered 40 or 50 different edible wild herbs and wild fruits and men carried crossbows, bow and arrows or primitive guns with them while working, in order to capture any wild animals or... Dec. 06, 2017
History of Jino Ethnic Minority It is said that the Jinos migrated to Jinoluoke from Pu'er and Mojiang or places even farther north. It seems likely that they still lived in a matriarchal society when they first settled around the Jino Mountain... Dec. 02, 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
History of Lahu people Legend says that the forbears of the Lahu people, who were hunters, began migrating southward to lush grassland which they discovered while pursuing a red deer.Some scholars hold that during the Western Han Dynasty... Oct. 18, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Yi Minority The Yis are monogamous, living in nuclear families. Before liberation in 1949, marriages were normally arranged by parents, and the bride's family often asked for heavy betrothal gifts. In many places, married... Aug. 24, 2017
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