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New Year Festival of the Lahu people The main festivals of the Lahu people include the Lahukuzha Festival, Torch Festival, New Rice Festival, Duane Festival and others. The Lahukuzha Festival is the New Year Festival of the Lahu people. It... Oct. 20, 2017
Original Ecological Culture of Lahu Minority The music and dances of the Lahu people have their unique styles and are permeated with life. There are many melodies and songs. Their dances, numbering about 40, are characterized by foot tapping and swinging to the... Oct. 19, 2017
The Pearl of North Dalian is the most relaxed and livable city in Northeast China. In many parts of China, economic prosperity comes at the price of clean air and charm. Not so in Dalian, whose natural blessings are its biggest asset. Oct. 19, 2017
30+ Best Photography Competitions to Elevate Your Craft (Part I) Whether you are a professional photographer looking to gain more exposure or an amateur who wants to know how your work stacks up against your peers, photography competitions are a fantastic way to stretch yourself and grow your craft. Oct. 13, 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
Readers' travel photography competition: September – the winners Portraiture is to the fore this month, with readers capturing some wonderfully candid moments everywhere from Swanage to Havana. Oct. 09, 2017
The Freezing City At the city’s new Ice and Snow Park, chilly winds blew snowflakes around the world’s largest indoor ski park, a potent symbol of China’s ambitions to turn itself into a winter sports powerhouse ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. Oct. 01, 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
Croatia Croatia, officially The Republic of Croatia, is located in the republic of Southeast Europe. With a coastline of 1,777 kilometers, it has 1,185 small and big islands, 66 of which have residents. However, what is worth mentioning is their startling beauty rather than the quantity. The percentage of land covered by forest is up to 33%. If you want to feel the most beautiful Mediterranean, you can travel to Croatia, known as the “Shining Pearl of the Mediterranean”. Aug. 30, 2017
Traditional Festivals of Yugur People Apart from some Chinese festivals like Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, and Moon Festival, the Yugurs also observe some religious festivals. They go to temples to offer incense in Lunar January. The Lamas... Aug. 29, 2017
The Highlights of Russia Russia, whose coastline stretches from the Arctic Ocean to the North Pacific, is the largest country in the world. It has rich natural resources and diverse geomorphic landscape, boasting the world’s largest forest store and a quarter of freshwater lakes in the world. Besides, it has abundant tourist resources. The best time to visit is from May to October, during which the weather is cool. It is the ideal tourist resort, especially in summer. Aug. 25, 2017
Origin of the Yi Torch Festival There are records about the origin of the Torch Festival in the "Kunming County Annals" written in the Guangxu period of the Qing Dynasty: "There was a Yi woman Anan in the Han Dynasty. Her husband was... Aug. 25, 2017
Yi Torch Festival The Yi Torch festival features courtship rituals, music, dancing around huge bonfires and bloodless bullfights. In the daytime, a ceremony is held to offer prayers to the gods or spirits associated... Aug. 25, 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
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
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
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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