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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
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
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
Readers' travel photography competition: July – the winners This month’s images include contrasting views of an iconic bridge in Myanmar, the Kyrgyzstan steppe and a North Yorkshire storm. Aug. 18, 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
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
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
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅱ Tibetan medicine has a long history. Doctors of this school of medicine pay great attention to practical skills. They diagnose illnesses by observation, auscultation, smelling, interrogation and pulse... Aug. 07, 2017
Colorful Traditional Culture of Tibetan People Ⅰ A large amount of cultural relics, including ancient scripts, woodblock, metal and stone carvings, have been preserved in the Tibetan areas. The engraved block printing technique was introduced from... Aug. 07, 2017
Main Traditional Festival of Tibetan Minority Ⅱ The Tibetans are a people whose love of nature has given rise to a special national custom, the Lingka Festival. The fifth month by the Tibetan calendar is the best season for Lingka, so people leave their... Aug. 04, 2017
Shui House in ‘Pile Dwelling’ Structure Many Shui live among the Miao and Dong ethnic group. Their home territory is in southern Guizhou Province to the south of the Miaoling mountain range at the upper reaches of the Duliu River (Duliujiang) and... Aug. 01, 2017
Shuis Colorful Tradition of Oral Literature and Art The Shuis boast a colorful tradition of oral literature and art. Their literature includes poetry, legends, fairy tales and fables. Among the various forms, poetry, which consists of long narrative poems and... Aug. 01, 2017
Long History of Shui Minority The Shuis are probably the descendants of the Luoyues, one of the early tribes that lived along China's southeastern coast before the Han Dynasty (206 B.C.-A.D. 24). They adopted their present name at... Jul. 31, 2017
Rich and Colorful Cultural Life of Tatars The cultural life of the Tatars is rich and colorful. Their music has a lively rhythm, and several musical instruments are used, including the "Kunie" (a wooden flute), the "Kebisi" (a kind of harmonica) and... Jul. 27, 2017
Tajik's Singing And Dancing Speaking of the art of Tajik minority, Tajik people like dancing, especially the circle dancing, in which all the participants form a big circle and the dancing is usually accompanied by hand drum and ... Jul. 19, 2017
Encounter the most beautiful modern wedding of the Uyghur people. The modern Uyghur wedding has remained the distinctive tradition, although it has been simplified to some extent. Reading Nikah, a traditional ceremony, allows us to feel the special charm of the Uyghur people. Jul. 18, 2017
8th Yichun Forest Concert On the evening of July 7, 2017, the 8th Forest Concert ceremoniously opened during the First Tourism Development Conference Of Yichun in Yichun City, Heilongjiang Province, China. Jul. 12, 2017
Yichun Forest Ecological Food Festival opens On the afternoon of July, 5th, thousands of people gathered on the Shenghui Songyun city square of Yichun to get a glimpse of the grand opening of the first Forest Ecological Food Festival and the fifth Beer Festival of Yichun. Jul. 12, 2017
Tajik Monority's Social Development Since 1950 The Tajik people were mainly engaged in animal husbandry and farming, but productivity was very low, unable to provide enough animal by-products in exchange for grain, tea, cloth and other ... Jun. 15, 2017
5 Most Beautiful, Little-known Tourist Attractions in China Hong village is not the only option to see the antique Hui style architecture. Stretched for ten miles, Chaji is a forgotten ancient dwelling with numerous old houses. The green hills and fields, the vine-ridden stone bridge and women who do the laundry by the river at the end of the ancient village construct a unique picture of the water village. Jun. 05, 2017
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