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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
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 ... 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
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
Traditional Marriage Customes of Jingpo People The basic unit of Jingpo society was the small family of husband and wife. Some "shanguans" and rich peasants practiced polygamy. The family was headed by the father. A family with only daughters might have a... Mar. 02, 2018
Munaozongge Festival of Jingpo People Munao Festival, which is also called "Munaozongge Festival", means sing and dancing together in Jingpo language. It is the most important song-and-dance pageant for Jingpo people to usher holy gods and exorcise evil spirits... Mar. 01, 2018
Achievements of Bangladesh Photojournalism K. M. Asad Jury Member 2017, Republican prize QAZPHOTO Awards (Kazakhstan) 2017, VOUBS International Photography Awards (Bulgaria) 2016, Republican prize QAZPHOTO Awards (Kazakhstan) ... Mar. 01, 2018
Photographer Nataliya Andrianova's Awards, Exhibitions and Projects 2018 - Special Exhibition "Director's Choice Series" as a part of London Photo Festival choice, within the framework of festival photo18 Zurich (Switzerland, Zurich, Halle 622, Oerlikon ... Feb. 28, 2018
Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies "Butterfly Wu: Queen of the Movies" presents more than 200 photographs selected from hundreds of images that were collected and preserved by the actress and covering several decades of Hu Die's acting career together with others from her personal life and travels. Feb. 13, 2018
Robin Yong's Other Specific Contributions on Photography As a freelance photographer, Robin Yong​ has truely received hundreds or say thousands awards on photography since last three years. This article is a whole list about his contribution about achievements ... Feb. 12, 2018
Naxi Costumes Naxi dress and adornments are usually made of leather from cattle and sheep. In the "Welcome to God Dongge" of the classical Dongba Scriptures can be found the following lines: "The snake of the universe gave birth... Feb. 11, 2018
Lisus Rich Art and Culture Achi Mugua: Achi Mugua, which originated from Lancang River, means goats singing and dancing. It is a kind of self-entertained singing and dancing featured no instruments. There is a prelude at the beginning... Jan. 23, 2018
Traditional Lisus Clothes The Lisus people wear the clothes woven by themselves with no big difference in designs and ornaments among them. The only big difference is the color and on that basis the Lisus are divided into White Lisus, Black... Jan. 18, 2018
Chinese Silk Silk is one of China's contributions to the world. China is the first country to manufacture and use silk. According to the legend, Lei Zu, wife of the Yellow Emperor, taught the ancient Chinese people the technique of sericulture. Jan. 08, 2018
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