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Award ceremony of 2017 “Sente·Antu Cup” International Photo Contest is approaching The award ceremony of the 2017 Global Photography “Sente·Antu Cup” International Photo Contest is about to take place in Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province, China, on January 26th, 2018. Jan. 19, 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
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
Traditional Diet of Lisu People Generally speaking, for the Lisus living in Nujiang River area, take corns, buchwheat, potatoes and broomcorn millet as their staple food, while for those living in the river valley may choose rice together... Jan. 12, 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
Chinese Silk Silk is one of China's contributions to the world. China is the first country to manufacture and use silk. According to the legend, Lei Zu, wife of the Yellow Emperor, taught the ancient Chinese people the technique of sericulture. Jan. 08, 2018
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
Chinese Tea Culture The Chinese nation has written a brilliant page for its tea culture in the history of world civilization. The development of tea has been one of China's principal contributions to the world. Dec. 26, 2017
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
Fashion of Jino Ethnic Jino women usually are dressed in embroidered collarless jackets with buttons down the front and short black skirts hemmed with red lace. They also wear a pointed cap with its back reaching the shoulders like a cape... Dec. 25, 2017
The Largest Desert in China Taklimakan Desert is a constantly shifting desert with extreme weather conditions. It has a nickname “the Sea of Death” which reflects the harsh conditions for wild lives. And the name—Taklimakan’s mean is close to “unreturnable”. Dec. 21, 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
Global Photography attends the 6th India International Tourism Mart ​On December 5th, at the invitation of the Indian Government, Liu Fusheng, president of Global Photography, headed a delegation to attend the 6th International Tourism Meeting in Assam, India, and was given a warm reception. Dec. 15, 2017
Shadow Play Shadow play is taken as the earliest ancestor of modern cinema; the unique artistic value makes it be reserved from the ancient time. Performers respectively hold sticks and strings to control the characters while singing the libretto to tell the story behind the screen. Dec. 14, 2017
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 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
Life Style of Jino People Monogamy is practiced in Jino society. But before marriage the prospective brides and grooms are permitted to have sex. If a woman brings her illegitimate child to live in the home of her husband, both the mother... Dec. 03, 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
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