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The homeland of peacocks

In the west of Yunnan Province China, there is a beautiful piece of land, which is named Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

  • Jingpo brocade, a gift from mother

    Pubdate:2018-09-30

      A delicate piece of Jingpobrocade gradually comes to life under the hands of Jingpo women who weave the colo

  • The Husa Knife

    Pubdate:2017-10-06

      The Husa Knife is also known as A’chang Knife since it is produced in Husa, a place mainly inhabited ...

  • Cucurbit flute, a traditional musical instrument of the Dai ethnic group

    Pubdate:2017-10-03

      As one of reed musical instruments, cucurbit flute is especially popular among the Dai people in Dehong. The...

  • Handmade Dai brocade of Dehong

    Pubdate:2017-10-03

      As one of the most popular folk handicrafts, Dai brocade features distinctive local and ethnic characteristics....

  • The art of paper-cutting of Dai ethnic group

    Pubdate:2017-10-03

      As one of the most popular handicrafts, paper cut can be seen in many parts of China During the Spring Fe

  • Dai Opera On Stage in Muse City, Myanmar

    Pubdate:2015-01-31

      On January 29, an ethnic opera of Dai nationalityHai Hantook the stage in Nongmo Village, Muse City The sho

  • Playing Green Dragon and White Elephant

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    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)

  • On the Marriage Culture of the Jingpo Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    (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

  • Dai Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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 Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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

  • Girdles around the Waist

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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

  • Thatched Houses with a Peculiar Flavor

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    Like most people in the southern regions, the De angs live in bamboo houses with railings

  • Jingpo Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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

  • Singing and Dancing to Mourn the Dead

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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)

  • Free Courting and Adventurous Wedding Ceremonies

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    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