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Culture and Art of Hani People Hani People is noted for their abundant literature forms ranging from mythology, legend, poem, riddle to proverb among others. Mythologies and legends are the most ancient and numerous, mostly preserved in epics... Nov. 17, 2017
Top 5 Attractions in Xiamen ​Xiamen and the surrounding countryside are famous for being an ancestral home to overseas Chinese. It became one of China’s earliest Special Economic Zones in the 1980s. Xiamen was recently voted China’s cleanest city, and has many attractions for the tourist. Oct. 05, 2017
The Wooden Drum of Wa Minority The Wa people regard the wooden drum as a divine tool that has exceptional power and is the symbol of existence and prosperity. They believe in many gods, of whom, Muyiji is a powerful god that creates all things... Sep. 07, 2017
Traditional Art and Culture of Wa Minority The Wa Ethnic Minority boasts rich and colorful literature, such as folklore, vivid myths, touching poems and legends. Famous myths include "Sigang Li", "ancestors of the human being", "the big snake is vomiting"... Sep. 07, 2017
Wa People Celebrating Pulling Wooden Drum Festival Pulling Wooden Drum Festival: The "Gerui" month of the Wa calendar, which is equivalent to December of the solar calendar, is the time for pulling the wooden drum. Unlike the popular leather drums, a wooden... Sep. 06, 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
Yao People: Cherishing a Magnificent Culture Tradition The Yaos cherish a magnificent oral literary tradition. As mentioned above, singing forms an indispensable part of their life. When a group of people are opening up the wasteland, one or two selected persons stand... Aug. 17, 2017
Long History of Yao Minority Called the "savage Wuling tribes" some 2,000 years ago, the Yao ancestors lived around Changsha, capital of today's Hunan Province. Two or three centuries later, they were renamed the "Moyao." One of... 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
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅱ Tibetan medicine has a long history. Doctors of this school of medicine pay great attention to practical skills. They diagnose illnesses by observation, auscultation, smelling, interrogation and pulse... Aug. 07, 2017
Shuis Colorful Tradition of Oral Literature and Art The Shuis boast a colorful tradition of oral literature and art. Their literature includes poetry, legends, fairy tales and fables. Among the various forms, poetry, which consists of long narrative poems and... Aug. 01, 2017
Important Shui Festivals The Suis have their own lunar calendar. It differs from the Chinese lunar calendar in that the eighth lunar month marks the end of a year and the ninth month marks the beginning of a new year. According... Jul. 31, 2017
Tajik's Singing And Dancing Speaking of the art of Tajik minority, Tajik people like dancing, especially the circle dancing, in which all the participants form a big circle and the dancing is usually accompanied by hand drum and ... Jul. 19, 2017
Tahiti Tahiti is regarded as “the closest place to heaven”. Its subtropical climate makes it a favorable place for the growth of coconut, sugarcane, vanilla, and coffee beans. May. 27, 2017
Brief History of Kirgiz Minority The forefathers of the Kirgiz lived on the upper reaches of the Yenisey River. In the mid-sixth century A.D., the Kirgiz tribe was under the rule of the Turkic Khanate. After the Tang Dynasty ... Apr. 21, 2017
About Ethnic Zhuang Minority (Heiyizhuang) I I still remembered it was the second day of the spring festival in 2003, I drove a car to Napo for the first time with several friends who loved photography. Half an hour later, we arrived in the Fenlitun ... Mar. 15, 2017
Rooftoppers capture thrilling views of South China Urban exploration (often shortened to 'urbex') refers to the exploration of abandoned or inhabited man-made structures. Photography is a huge part of these ventures, which document vistas of cities unseen from the humdrum of our lives on the ground, as we Mar. 03, 2017
Safeguarding ‘Root' and ‘Soul' of Ancient Architecture - Interview with Su Min’an I As fruits of culture and thoughts, the art of architecture represents the cultural feature of a nation. Those ancient architectures, which have undergone the tide of time for centuries, have become ... Feb. 21, 2017
Favorite Sports and Traditional Arts of China's Ethnic Russian Minority For generations, the Russian ethnic minority inhabit the cold north; therefore, their sports and entertainment are closely related to their living environment. In winter, when it ... Dec. 15, 2016
Colored Photos of Yesterday's Thanksgiving Day and Archival Ones from the Past Century Just past this year’s Thanksgiving Day, like previous traditions, people were formerly enjoyed of giving thanks to each other for the blessings of the harvest and preceding year, as well as expressing ... Nov. 25, 2016
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