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Traditional Marriage Customs of Hani People Hani people are hospitable and warm-hearted. When visiting an ordinary Hani family, you will be served with the Hani home-made cigarette pipe. If you are not a smoker, you could decline in a courteous manner... Nov. 09, 2017
Lahus Marriage and Wedding Customs Most marriages are monogamous. Traditionally, boys marry when they are 16 or 17 and girls marry when they are 13 or 14. Young people are given a fair amount of freedom in choosing their partners as long as they are not... Oct. 23, 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
Warm welcome to the beautiful Antu! Beautiful Antu will surely amaze the world. The hospitable Antu people welcome tourists from all over the world, as well as investors to seek common development. Oct. 14, 2017
Uzbek Customs and Taboos The Uzbek people attach much importance to rites and customs. They respect the elderly in every aspect of their lives. If two persons go out by horse, the senior one will be seated in front of the young one... Oct. 12, 2017
Fairyland on Earth—Sanya Sanya is known for sunshine and beach. Yalong Bay, Dadonghai, Sanya Bay, Haitang Bay is four famous seaside resorts, while Wuzhizhou Island and West Island are paradises for diving enthusiasts. There are also rich tropical rainforest resources in Sanya, such as Tropical Paradise Forest Park, Yanoda Rainforest, and Nanwan Monkey Island. Sanya is a good place to get close to nature and enjoy tropical scenery.  Oct. 12, 2017
Traditional Customs of Uzbek Minority The Uzbek people have frequent exchanges with various other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, and have particularly close relations with the Uygurs and Kazaks. The Uzbek, Uygur and Tatar languages all belong... Oct. 05, 2017
Urumqi Urumqi city is near the northern route of the Silk Road, to the west of Bogda Mountain and southeastern edge of Junggar Basin. It has a total population of 1,850,000, covering an area of 10,902 square kilometers. Sep. 28, 2017
Wa Courting Activities: Visiting Girls and Combing Hair Boys and girls usually begin taking part in courting activities called "visiting girls" when they are 15 or 16. "Visiting girls" is usually carried out in groups. Independent activity is rare before the... Sep. 04, 2017
Traditional Customs Taboos of Yugur Minority In Yugur ethnic minority, every family worships "Mao Deity" at home. Other people's whip, raw meat and raw skin cannot be brought into the yurt. It is said that the "Mao Deity" wears red clothes and ride a red horse... Aug. 29, 2017
Traditional Cuisine of Yugur People People of the Yugur ethnic minority mainly live on boiled lamb, tea with milk, distillate spirits and barley wine. Usually Yugur people have three meals a day. They are used to taking tea as food and... Aug. 28, 2017
Eating Habits of Yi People In most Yi areas, corn, buckwheat, and potatoes are the staple food. Meat includes beef, pork, mutton, chicken and so on. They like cooking meat in large joints, and meats of dog, horse, snake, and frog are forbidden... Aug. 24, 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
Daily Beverages of Hui People The tea is traditional beverage of the Hui people. It is not only the everyday drink of the Hui Nationality, but also the most precious beverage when preparing a feast for guests. Tea plays a very important... Aug. 22, 2017
Hari Raya Puasa of the Hui Nationality Hari Raya Puasa of the Hui Nationality (Fast Ending Festival), the Hui people living in Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, and Yunnan provinces also call this festival Daerde; it is widely celebrated among the ten Islamic ethnic... Aug. 21, 2017
Dietary Customs of Hui People The Hui people are widely distributed throughout China so their diets have developed differently. The Hui people who live in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region specially love wheaten food and they like to eat noodles... Aug. 21, 2017
Marriage of Hui People Bound by Islamic Rules The marriage of the Hui people is bound by the Islamic rules, just like the other nine ethnic groups living in China who also believe in Islam. Mohammed once said, ‘The marriage system is ruled by me, and anybody... Aug. 18, 2017
Exploring Edges of the World: Getting to Know Independent Photographer Xiao Gu It is hard to imagine the majestic and mind-blowing works came from this girl. Xiao Gu has won various international photography awards consecutively in 2017. Aug. 16, 2017
Traditional Danu Festival of Yao People Danu is a name from the Yao language meaning never forget. This festival comes on May 29th. It is believed that this day is the birthday of Zuniang, an ancestor of the Yao people. As a result, it is also name... Aug. 16, 2017
Intriguing Marriage Customs of Yao Minority Generally speaking, the Yao people do not intermarry with other ethnic groups. The custom of having the husband live with the wife's family is quite popular. The young men and women have the freedom of choosing... Aug. 15, 2017
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