A delicate piece of Jingpobrocade gradually comes to life under the hands of Jingpo women who weave the colo
The Husa Knife is also known as A’chang Knife since it is produced in Husa, a place mainly inhabited ...
As one of reed musical instruments, cucurbit flute is especially popular among the Dai people in Dehong. The...
As one of the most popular folk handicrafts, Dai brocade features distinctive local and ethnic characteristics....
As one of the most popular handicrafts, paper cut can be seen in many parts of China During the Spring Fe
On January 29, an ethnic opera of Dai nationalityHai Hantook the stage in Nongmo Village, Muse City The sho
Achangs generally believe in Hinayana, a branch of Buddhism They have a lot of festivals, most of which are related with Buddhism, like: Water-splashing Festival, New Year (or Spring Festival), the Jinwa (Buddha going into a temple)
(By Shiruiof Yunnan Institute of the Nationalities) The Jingpos live in the border areas of several countries, who are called the Kachins in Myanmar and the Xinfus in Assam of India
The Dai ethnic minority, which numbers 1,158,989, is distributed throughout the Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Region and Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Region in the southern part of Yunnan Province
Deang ethnic minority is also called Deang Most of Deang people dwell in Zhenkang County in Lincang area and mingle into other minorities Portrait Costume You can recognize a Deang woman from her special beautiful waist-hoops
The clothing of the De ang people has its own distinctive features Men usually wear indigo or black robes buttoned on the right together with short broad trousers
Like most people in the southern regions, the De angs live in bamboo houses with railings
Deep place can be getting shallow someday; and sloping field can be getting flat one day Spring forward, but recede instead A fine mule kicks a kick to be a kick and a good man keeps his credit
When a shooting is heard in the village, people know someone has just passed away, and they can tell from the sound the gender of the dead (odd for a woman and even for a man)
Until early 1950s, Jingpo young unmarried people all take part in "Gantuozong " (Zaiwa dialect), which is called "Chuanguniang " in Chinese, meaning looking for a girl