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Legend of building chain bridge It was said that the idea of building chain bridge came from the spider's web. A poet from the Qing Dynasty wrote when he came cross the chain bridge, people got the skill from the spiders to build this chain bridge... Feb. 21, 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
Traditional Art and Culture of Naxi People Naxi literature is rich in form and content. Besides works by Naxi scholars and writers, there is a repository of oral folk literature. "Genesis," "The Rich Steal Oxen," "Revenge" and "Song of Elopement" are characterized... Feb. 11, 2018
The Wedding Ceremony of Naxi People In Naxi culture, young people usually get acquainted with each other on public occasions such as festivals. After an initial acquaintance, the two will ask a third party to act as a go-between, or matchmaker... 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History of Naxi People According to historical documents, the forefathers of the Naxi people were closely related to a tribe called "Maoniu Yi" in the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220), "Mosha Yi" in the Jin Dynasty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
Origin of the Swords Pole Festival There is a moved story about the origin of the Swords Pole festival among the Lisus. Once upon a time, the Han and the Lisus were brothers born by the same mother. When grew up and got married, they planed to live... Feb. 06, 2018
Origin of Nu-River Antiphonally-Musical-Dialogue singing There is a sad but moved story about the origin of Nu-River antiphonally musical dialogue singing. Once upon a time, Lani who lived at the east riverside and Mami lived at the west riverside often met each other... Feb. 05, 2018
Award Ceremony of 2017 “Sente•Antu Cup” International Photo Contest held in Antu On Jan. 26, 2018, the 2017 “Sente•Antu Cup” International Photo Contest Award Ceremony is held in Antu County, Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province, China. Jan. 27, 2018
Lisus Rich Art and Culture Achi Mugua: Achi Mugua, which originated from Lancang River, means goats singing and dancing. It is a kind of self-entertained singing and dancing featured no instruments. There is a prelude at the beginning... Jan. 23, 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
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
Puzhehei Puzhehei is a word from Yi language means "a place abundant in fish and shrimps". It is in the southeast of Yunnan. It is a beautiful palace surround by 68 Karst Lake and more than 300 mountain peaks. Visitors like name it as "the Guilin in Yunnan". The lipid lakes countless green hills and flourishing lotus flowers and Yi villages attract people all over the world to here every year. Jan. 04, 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
FaceApp—One of the Best 2017 Apps FaceApp is selected one of the 25 Best New Apps of 2017 by Fast Company. Despite the previous accuse of being reacist and the follow-up pulling of ethnicity filters, it gained popularity. Dec. 21, 2017
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