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Deang Rice Goddess The Deang Goddess of the Rice is the most important of their traditional deities. She is honored several times a year in accordance with different steps of the agricultural cycle. Plowing is an activity... Jun. 01, 2018
Deang Water-Splashing Festival Deang festivals are similar to those of the Dai. Many of them have some connection with Buddhism. Every year, they celebrate "Jinwa" (Close-the-Door, which means "Buddha going into the temple"), "Chuwa"... Jun. 01, 2018
Miao Caihuashan Festival Beautiful singing voices of the Miao ethnic group opened the Seventh China Wujiang Miao Caihuashan Festival, which began in Chiyou Jiuli Town, Pengshui autonomous county, Chongqing. Over 100 reporters from all over... May. 31, 2018
Global Photography visits Baiyin City for business cooperation ​On May 19, 2018, at the invitation of the Baiyin City Government Office in Beijing of Gansu Province, Mr. Liu Fusheng, president of Global Photography, headed a delegation to pay a visit to Baiyin City. May. 23, 2018
The characteristic girdles of Deang women Deang women's costumes are usually black, red or colorful (Hua in Chinese), so they are called "Red Deang", "Black Deang" and "Hua Deang". Deang women generally wear long straight skirt, bamboo-woven waist-girdles, big eardrops and coverings for the legs... May. 17, 2018
The Touching Beauty of Mothhood Around the World Five years ago, the intrepid Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc has been traveling to over 50 countries, engaging in a multi-year project to present the world’s women in one, massive photographic ... May. 11, 2018
Three Incredible Stories Behind Photos A true photographer has the gift of capturing the beauty and truth in every moment. And although Elliott Erwitt used to say that "the whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words," knowing the background story helps to understand an artist’s intention. May. 09, 2018
Genghis Khan Mongol leader Genghis Khan (1162-1227) rose from humble beginnings to establish the largest land empire in history. After uniting the nomadic tribes of the Mongolian plateau, he conquered huge chunks of central Asia... May. 07, 2018
Living Waste: Poor Environment of Migrated Villagers Living in Urban Life in Urban Garbage in Bangladesh, many poor people migrated from the village areas to urban for their better living. Some of them pick recyclables plastic materials to sell the market for ... Apr. 27, 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
Customs of Nu People Marriage and Family: The Nu people's marriage is monogamous. In old times, a small numbers of tribal chiefs and rich men had more than one wife. The Nu people adopted the sub-consanguineous marriage (people can marry... Apr. 23, 2018
Staple Food of Nu People The staple food of the Nus is maize and buckwheat. They also eat rice, barley grain, wheat and millet. In the past, they rarely grew vegetables and gathered wild plants, especially when others sources are low. Both men and... Apr. 18, 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
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
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
Sun Temple Seven rearing horses move this stone leviathan on 24 stone cartwheels around the base. The temple was positioned so that dawn light would illuminate the deul interior and the presiding deity. Mar. 26, 2018
Munao dances reflect the migration of Jingpo ancestors One of the dances that exemplifies the original sacred character of Jingpo dancing is the Munao dance. People usually dance in twos, fours or six in a circle in a ceremony that can last for hours. The dance follows a... Mar. 19, 2018
Water lanterns light Lijiang on Ghost Festival Thousands of water lanterns were set afloat down the rivers of Lijiang's Old Town in Yunnan province on Sept 5, one of the grandest folk customs of the Naxi people in celebration of Ghost Festival... Mar. 15, 2018
Jingpo Traditional Costumes The dressing style of Jingpo people is rugged and bold. Jingpo men generally wear black jacket with a buttoned opening straight down the front and black trousers which are short and loose. They wrap their head with black or... Mar. 02, 2018
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