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Mushroom Houses of Hani Minority The Hani people usually build their villages on the south slopes of the mountains. A village comprises from ten to as many as 400 households, which are related by blood ties... Nov. 21, 2017
Signing ceremony of cooperation between Antu County and Global Photography ​On November 18th, a signing ceremony was held at the headquarters of the Global Photography in Tianjin, opening a new chapter for the cooperation between Global Photography and Antu. Nov. 17, 2017
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
Hani Festivals Like the Han people, the Hanis celebrate the Spring Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival. Their traditional festivals include October Festival, June Festival and etc... Nov. 16, 2017
Hani Terrace Culture Among the continuous stretch of Ailao Mountain, the Hanis have created thousands of rice terraces that climb upwards like green staircases or watery pools—depending on the season— along the slopes of mountains... Nov. 10, 2017
Fashion of Hani People The Hani people prefer clothing made of home-spun dark blue cloth. Children before 7 years old have no sexual divisions in their clothing... Nov. 10, 2017
Eating Habits of Hani Minority Their staple foods are rice and corn. Sour and spicy are their favorite tastes. They pick wild vegetables to make soup, and use leaves of fragrance as condiment. Both Hani men and women are generally smokers and... Nov. 09, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Hani People Hani people are hospitable and warm-hearted. When visiting an ordinary Hani family, you will be served with the Hani home-made cigarette pipe. If you are not a smoker, you could decline in a courteous manner... Nov. 09, 2017
Origins and History of Hani Ethnic Minority Historical records indicate that a tribal people called the "Heyis" was active south of the Dadu River in the 3rd century B.C. These were possibly the ancestors of the Hanis of today. According to the records, some... Nov. 08, 2017
Historical and Cultural Tour in Hohhot Hohhot is the regional capital of Inner Mongolian Autonomous Region. It is located in the center of Inner Mongolia, with its north being the Yinshan Mountains and Yellow River to its south. Oct. 27, 2017
Finding the truth about lost and forgotten communities Kevin Faingnaert is a photographer based in Gent, Belgium. He says, "I thrive on shooting interesting people and places." In 2017 he was announced as the overall winner of the ZEISS Photography Award. Oct. 27, 2017
Dogs and Snakes in the Lahu Spiritual and Daily Life Lahus have several myths that focus on the contributions of dogs to human life. In one of them, the ancestor of the Lahu was fed with the milk of a female dog (not unlike the she-wolf story of... Oct. 25, 2017
RPS “Hidden World” Winners 2017 ​This year's photography competition theme was The Hidden World. The Society would like to congratulate the winners and shortlisted photographers, who were celebrated at the Biology Week annual award ceremony. Oct. 25, 2017
Residence of Lahus The houses of the Lahus are quite similar in style and structure to those of the Dai. The size of the house varies according to the size of the family, from smaller houses, which accommodate four or five people, to large... Oct. 25, 2017
Lahus Marriage and Wedding Customs Most marriages are monogamous. Traditionally, boys marry when they are 16 or 17 and girls marry when they are 13 or 14. Young people are given a fair amount of freedom in choosing their partners as long as they are not... Oct. 23, 2017
Museum Visitors Who Match The Artworks ​Most of us were bored at some museum at least once in our lives - except this guy! France-based photographer Stefan Draschan always keeps himself entertained at art galleries by creating his own art projects. Oct. 23, 2017
A Place of Stunning Beauty Vast, magnificent and incontestable beautiful, the Grand Canyon is easily Arizona’s most distinguishable landmark – and a natural wonder that you simply have to see to believe. Stretching 277 miles from end to end, steep, rocky walls descend more than a mile to the canyon’s floor, where the wild Colorado River traces a swift course southwest. Oct. 23, 2017
Lahu People Like Spicy Food The Lahus like spicy food. They have a saying that goes "cooking without chili is the same as cooking without oil". Rice and corn are the staple grains, and Lahu eat two meals daily, but they also eat smaller amounts of... Oct. 23, 2017
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
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