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People of Lahu ethnic group love black color In ancient times, all the Lahu people wore robes. Nowadays, men usually wear collarless black short coat, with light-colored or white shirts. They wear loose long pants, and wear skullcaps or simply tie a... Oct. 18, 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
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
People of Uzbek ethnic minority fond of singing and dancing People of Uzbek ethnic minority are very fond of singing and dancing. Their traditional music boasts a rich content, including folk songs and dances, rap, classical song cycle and many other forms and... Oct. 10, 2017
Main festivals of Uzbek ethnic minority The main festivals in Uzbek ethnic minority include "Mawlid al-Nabi", "Id al-fitr" and "Corban Festival". The traditional festivals of Uzbek ethnic minority are similar to the festivals of other ethnic... Oct. 10, 2017
Traditional Costumes of Uzbek People Both men and women of Ozbek ethnic minority like wearing little colorful hats. There are many kinds of little colorful hats, such as the hats with edges, the hats without edges, the hats with patterns on the top... Oct. 06, 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
History of Uzbek Minority The name Uzbek first originated from the Uzbek Khan, one of the local rulers under the Mongol Empire in the 14th century. Himself a Moslem, the Uzbek Khan spread Islam in his Khanate. In the 15th century, a number... Sep. 28, 2017
Eating Habits of Uzbek People Like other ethnic groups in Xinjiang who believe in Islam, the Uzbek people do not drink alcohol and eat pork. They like mutton, beef and horse meat and dairy products. Naan (a kind of crusty pancake) and tea... Sep. 27, 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
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 Costume of Wa Minority The Wa people like to wear homespun clothes, each geographical area having its own distinctive style. Most like black clothes with red decoration. Men usually wear short black collarless coats and loose trousers... Aug. 31, 2017
History of Wa Minority There are several different legends about the origin of the Wa Ethnic Minority: the Wa people came out from "Sigang Li", and it means that the ancestors of the Wa people come out of a gourd or a cave in... Aug. 31, 2017
Yugur Swan Qin Legend According to the Yugur "Swan Qin" legend, long long ago there was a poor young fellow who herded animals for the chief of a tribe. The fellow was often hungry as most of the fruits of his labor went to the chief... Aug. 30, 2017
Rich Literary Tradition of Yugur People The Yugurs have a rich literary tradition handed down orally, such as legends, folk tales, proverbs and ballads. The folk songs feature uniquely simple yet graceful tunes, and vivid content. The people of the Yugur... Aug. 30, 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
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