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Photographs of India: Recording Memorable Experience in India Foryears Since years ago, an increasing number of Chinese photographers have been choosing to travel in India as their first foreign destination. At the 2018 PIP Festival this year in September, the "Photographs of India" ... Nov. 07, 2018
Monba Minority Sunning Buddha festival "Sunning Buddha Festival", also known as the Buddha Festival, is held in most Tibetan areas in early February or April and mid-June every year, the specific date in the temples is different. The so-called... Aug. 28, 2018
Winners announced for 2018 APC International Photography Exhibition ​The results of the 3rd APC (Asia Pacific Cup) International Photography Exhibition were recently announced. The contest has received 6521 entries from 42 countries and regions around the world. A total of 187 awards were presented, and the grand prize goes to Belgian photographer JOZEF DE FRAINE, who won 2,000 US dollars. Aug. 17, 2018
Food Habits of Monba People The Menyu Region is abundant in resources and it is home to many rare herbal medicines, animals and trees. The Monba people live mainly on agriculture with some hunting, collecting and stock raising... Jul. 17, 2018
The Houses of Monba People Monba homes are two- or three-story, herringbone-shaped houses of wood with bamboo or straw roofs. The second and third floors are used for living quarters and the first for livestock. The middle storey is spacious... Jul. 16, 2018
Monba Clothes and Pulu In the Menyu area, men and women prefer to wear robes with aprons and black yak hair hats or caps. They wear soft-soled leather boots, which are decorated with red or black striped designs. Women usually wear white... Jul. 13, 2018
Love Songs of Tsangyang Gyatso The 6th Dalai Lama Tsangyang Gyatso was born in Monyu area in Tibet and belonged to the Monba ethnic minority. Monyu area is famous all over the world, which was firmly related to Tsangyang Gyatso who had been a... Jul. 12, 2018
Monba Custom of Giving Names Names are important to Monba people. According to the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, people choose names with an auspicious meaning for children. In Tibet there are two main ways of giving children names. One way is... Jul. 09, 2018
History and Origine of Monba Ethnic Various actions had been taken by Tibetan authorities over the centuries to consolidate their rule over Menyu area. The area became the hereditary manor of Tibetans' Zhuba Geju (faction) during the mid... Jul. 06, 2018
Glaring Wooden Bowls Culture of Monba People The people of Monba ethnic group took hunt as their way of living long time ago, but now their life has been improved a lot. Even though, the living standard of Monbas is still rather low, the level of productivity... Jul. 06, 2018
Primi Marriage and Wedding Customs Primi society has been traditionally organised into exogamous clans with marriages arranged by the parents occurring between cross-cousins and marriage within the clan is prohibited. However today there is great... Jun. 25, 2018
The Migration History of Primi Ethnic The Primis is the descendant of ancient Qiang ethic group, which used to be the strongest Ethnic Minority in the northwestern China (now in Gansu and Qinghai Province). Their force had once covered the whole... Jun. 05, 2018
10 Years Since the Devastating 2008 Sichuan Earthquake On May 12, 2008, a magnitude-8.0 earthquake struck beneath a mountainous region in south-central China, toppling buildings and sending landslides crashing into cities, resulting in nearly 70,000 deaths. May. 18, 2018
Nu Distinctive Costumes Women wear distinctive tunics and skirts made from hemp that the Nu grow and strip and spin into cloth. Often times their families wealth is measured by a woman's silver, coral, cornelian and turquoise jewelry... Apr. 26, 2018
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Situated in the mountainous north-west of Yunnan province in China, the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas is a natural serial property consisting of 15 protected areas, grouped into eight clusters... Apr. 19, 2018
History and Origines of Nu Ethnic In the eighth century, the area inhabited by the Nus came under the jurisdiction of the Nanzhao and Dali principalities, which were tributary to the Tang (618-907) court. During the Yuan and Ming dynasties it came... Apr. 18, 2018
Opening ceremony of Tianjin & Gannan Agricultural and Livestock Products Museum held in Tianjin On April 15th, the opening ceremony of Tianjin & Gannan Agricultural and Livestock Products Museum was held in Hexi District, Tianjin. Apr. 16, 2018
The postcard-like beauty of Yunnan’s Shangri-La Ⅱ Due to seasonal water fluctuations few permanent structures rose near the shores but villages, seemingly of log cabins, could be seen clinging to lower slopes of surrounding hills, the calm waters reflecting the scene... Apr. 16, 2018
The postcard-like beauty of Yunnan’s Shangri-La Ⅰ In 1995 Bruce Connolly travelled to to Zhongdian (Shangri-La), a primarily Tibetan upland within Northwest Yunnan. In his previous piece Bruce discovered the fascinating Old Town. Today he explores postcard-like... Apr. 16, 2018
Old Town of Lijiang is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China The Old Town of Lijiang, located in the Lijiang autonomous county of Yunnan province, is one of the last surviving ancient towns in China. The architecture of the Old Town of Lijiang is noteworthy for the... Apr. 04, 2018
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