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Vilniusa—a city of immense allure Vilnius, the baroque beauty of the Baltic, is a city of immense allure. It easily tops the country’s best-attraction bill, drawing tourists like moths to a flame with an easy, confident charm and a warm, golden glow that makes you wish for long midsummer evenings every day of the year. Feb. 12, 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
History of Naxi People According to historical documents, the forefathers of the Naxi people were closely related to a tribe called "Maoniu Yi" in the Han Dynasty (206BC-AD220), "Mosha Yi" in the Jin Dynasty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
"Pictures Taken with Polarizing (PL) Filter" Photo Contest Pictures taken with Polarizing (PL) Filter are eligible to enter this contest. Feb. 07, 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
Seen in China 1956: Old Photos of China Daily Life by Tom Hutchins Tom Hutchins recalled on his book: "On the platform there are many people waiting to cross the other way, waiting for the train back to Hong Kong. No one seems to mind having their pictures taken ... Feb. 02, 2018
The 2017 "Sente·Antu Cup" International Photo Contest — Interview with the Judges Today, our judging panel is here to dish out their advice and to give you their best words of wisdom when it comes to submitting to a Global Photography contest! Feb. 01, 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
Marumi Photo Contest ​Theme: "Landscape".Submission Period: 2017/12/13 – 2018/01/31 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
Traditional Diet of Lisu People Generally speaking, for the Lisus living in Nujiang River area, take corns, buchwheat, potatoes and broomcorn millet as their staple food, while for those living in the river valley may choose rice together... Jan. 12, 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
Chinese Silk Silk is one of China's contributions to the world. China is the first country to manufacture and use silk. According to the legend, Lei Zu, wife of the Yellow Emperor, taught the ancient Chinese people the technique of sericulture. Jan. 08, 2018
The Yonder Blue: An Ancient and Cultural Fort in Rajasthan At the foothill of the majestic Mehrangarh Fort at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, described by Rudyard Kipling as “a mesmerising, formidable feat of construction,” there is a 500-year-old settlement where most ... Jan. 05, 2018
APK app unlocks Pixel 2 portrait mode on older smartphones (sort of) Itching to get your hands on the Google Pixel 2’s camera effects, but don’t have the cash? A developer just unlocked one of the flagship smartphone’s camera features using software. Charles Chow recently shared an update to Camera NX, a Google Camera mod app, that unlocks part of the Pixel 2 portrait mode on older phones, including the original Pixel, Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. Jan. 03, 2018
The Magnificent Borobudur Temple The world's largest Buddhist temple and one of Indonesia's biggest attractions is Unesco World Heritage–listed Borobudur Temple. Standing on a 118m by the 118m base, its six square terraces are topped by three circular ones, with four stairways leading up through carved gateways to the top. Viewed from the air, the structure resembles a colossal three-dimensional tantric mandala. Jan. 02, 2018
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
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