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Pingyao photography festival scheduled for September Pingyao photography festival scheduled for September Jul. 18, 2018
New Year’s food traditions of different countries As the new year arrives around the globe, special cakes and breads abound, as do long noodles, field peas, herring and pigs. The particulars vary, but the general theme is the same: Share a meal with family and friends to usher in a year of prosperity. Jul. 16, 2018
Egypt’s best foods If you know where to look, you'll find that there is much more to Egyptian cuisine than the triumvirate of kebab, falafel, and shawarma. Sure, shish tawooq (grilled chicken) and kofta(grilled meatballs) are ubiquitous on menus, and falafel and shawarma are street food big-hitters. Jun. 28, 2018
World Cup: Brief View of Historical Opening Ceremonies On of the greatest show on the earth will begin today with the opening ceremony of the 2018 World Cup and ahead of the grand festivities Russia prepared to show off their culture and traditions through ... Jun. 14, 2018
Exquisite craft in Arequipa With a blossoming fair trade textile industry, gourmet food workshops and even a hopping craft beer scene, Arequipa has become a beacon for maker-minded travelers. May. 09, 2018
Delicacies of Russia From kasha (buckwheat porridge) in Kaliningrad to freshly caught crab in Kamchatka, the world’s largest country offers an abundance of both homely tastes and gourmet treats that are sure to have you coming back for second helpings. May. 08, 2018
The Last Families Living in Tunisia's Underground Houses Recently, Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra spent time in the arid valleys of southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, where local people have lived for centuries in underground houses, also known as ... Mar. 30, 2018
How We Overcome the Difficuties from Life: Interview with Awarded Photographer Niraj Gera Life is not always full of happiness and smiles, and is indeed difficult, partly because of the real difficulties people must overcome in order to survive, and partly because of own innate ... Mar. 29, 2018
An Untold Tale of Emotions In most cases, the pictures are the proof of photography matters, and even more than ever. The power of perspective is beyond the consideration of photographers’ subjects and emotions. One of ... Mar. 28, 2018
Happy Lantern Festival! ​As you may know, today is the Lantern Festival in China! Yuan Xiao Jie Kuai Le! Happy Lantern Festival! Mar. 02, 2018
Dig into the chilly charms of Lake Placid in the winter Lake Placid is one of the original classic American winter getaway towns, full of snowy sporting traditions and world-class events. When the air turns crisp, locals dress up Main Street in impeccable small-town style with winter decorations and twinkling lights and cozy interiors beckoning with the warm glow of crackling fires, while epic snowy adventures await in the mountains beyond. Dec. 20, 2017
Photo Trip Along the Ancient Silk Road After proposing “The Belt and Road Initiative” by China in 2013, China has aimed to build trade and enhance mutual friendship connecting Asia with Europe and Africa on and beyond the ancient Silk Road routes.In the nineteenth century, a new type of traveller ventured onto the Silk Roads ... Dec. 14, 2017
Dietetic Traditions of Jino Minority Jino women traditionally gathered 40 or 50 different edible wild herbs and wild fruits and men carried crossbows, bow and arrows or primitive guns with them while working, in order to capture any wild animals or... Dec. 06, 2017
History of Jino Ethnic Minority It is said that the Jinos migrated to Jinoluoke from Pu'er and Mojiang or places even farther north. It seems likely that they still lived in a matriarchal society when they first settled around the Jino Mountain... Dec. 02, 2017
Traditional Customs of Uzbek Minority The Uzbek people have frequent exchanges with various other ethnic groups in Xinjiang, and have particularly close relations with the Uygurs and Kazaks. The Uzbek, Uygur and Tatar languages all belong... Oct. 05, 2017
Wa Courting Activities: Visiting Girls and Combing Hair Boys and girls usually begin taking part in courting activities called "visiting girls" when they are 15 or 16. "Visiting girls" is usually carried out in groups. Independent activity is rare before the... Sep. 04, 2017
Traditional Customs Taboos of Yugur Minority In Yugur ethnic minority, every family worships "Mao Deity" at home. Other people's whip, raw meat and raw skin cannot be brought into the yurt. It is said that the "Mao Deity" wears red clothes and ride a red horse... Aug. 29, 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
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
Intriguing Marriage Customs of Yao Minority Generally speaking, the Yao people do not intermarry with other ethnic groups. The custom of having the husband live with the wife's family is quite popular. The young men and women have the freedom of choosing... Aug. 15, 2017
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