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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
Flourishing Literature and Art of Yi Ethnic Minority The literature and art of Yi ethnic minority are flourishing. The Yi people have created a great deal of historical and literary works written in the old Yi language and folk literary works handed down orally... Aug. 25, 2017
Interview Revealing How the Cinematic Scene Created from Lucas Dragone The starting point of this project was violence against women from physical to sub-til psychological. The project is done in collaboration with Braseap-Cap Info asbl, a non-profit training center ... 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
History of Yi Minority Historical records written in the Han and the old Yi languages show that the ancestors of the Yi, Bai, Naxi, Lahu and Lisu ethnic groups were closely related with ancient Di and Qiang people in west China... Aug. 24, 2017
Traditional Marriage Customs of Yi Minority The Yis are monogamous, living in nuclear families. Before liberation in 1949, marriages were normally arranged by parents, and the bride's family often asked for heavy betrothal gifts. In many places, married... Aug. 24, 2017
10 most incredible shots of the 2017 solar eclipse On Monday, August 21, 2017, the sky over North America went black thanks to the total solar eclipse last seen over the continent way back in 1918. Aug. 23, 2017
Daily Beverages of Hui People The tea is traditional beverage of the Hui people. It is not only the everyday drink of the Hui Nationality, but also the most precious beverage when preparing a feast for guests. Tea plays a very important... Aug. 22, 2017
Drama - the 110th anniversary of Chinese drama Li Yan Photography Exhibition For those who love drama, 'Li Yan' is no stranger to the name, Meng Jinghui, Lai Shengchuan, Chen Jianbin, Guo Tao, Yuan Quan and so on or have been active in the stage of the dramatists have appeared in his lens. Aug. 22, 2017
Folk Songs of Hui People The culture of Hui people originally had been characterized by influences from the traditional culture of Western Asia and assimilation from the Han culture. However, due to the introduction of the Han language as a common... Aug. 22, 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
Clothes Characteristics of Hui Minority The men of the Hui Nationality usually wear the Hui style hats, which are small black-colored and white-colored hats without brims; most of the Hui men like to wear white ones. Some of them do not wear hats and... 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
History of Hui Minority During the early years of the 13th century when Mongolian troops were making their western expeditions, group after group of Islamic-oriented people from Middle Asia, as well as Persians and Arabs... Aug. 18, 2017
Marriage of Hui People Bound by Islamic Rules The marriage of the Hui people is bound by the Islamic rules, just like the other nine ethnic groups living in China who also believe in Islam. Mohammed once said, ‘The marriage system is ruled by me, and anybody... Aug. 18, 2017
The Famous Volcanic Spectacles in the World 1.Laki Volcano in the Iceland 2.The Kilauea Volcano of America 3.Sangay of Ecuador 4. Krakatoa of Indonesia Aug. 17, 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
Exploring Edges of the World: Getting to Know Independent Photographer Xiao Gu It is hard to imagine the majestic and mind-blowing works came from this girl. Xiao Gu has won various international photography awards consecutively in 2017. Aug. 16, 2017
Long History of Yao Minority Called the "savage Wuling tribes" some 2,000 years ago, the Yao ancestors lived around Changsha, capital of today's Hunan Province. Two or three centuries later, they were renamed the "Moyao." One of... Aug. 16, 2017
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