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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.

  • Lisu Clothing and Dress

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    Clothing and Dress Lisu women don t hold back when it comes to dressing up

  • Raised Houses of Lisu

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    in general, Lisu prefer to use the "straddled earth " style of housing wherever possible, but as the Lisu often occupy mountainous areas, ...

  • Dais performer—Gong Quanguo

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Gong Quanguo, a native of Lianghe, was born in 1950 He was appointed in Dehong Ensemble of Singing and Dance in 1973

  • Folk Singer Jin Xiaofeng

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Born in October, 1958 in Mangshi of Dehong, works in Dehong Nationality Ensemble of Singing and Dance

  • China-Myanmar Pauk-Phaw Carnival

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    China-Myanmar Pauk-Phaw Carnival is jointly held by Ruili Municipal Government and Mujie City of Myanmar under the auspices of Yunnan Provincial Government and the Myanmar Ministry of Hotels and Tourism

  • Kuoshi Festival

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Kuoshi Festival of Lisu Ethnic Group Kuoshi (literally means the New Year in Lisu language) Festival, the grandest one of the Lisu ethnic group, comprises lots of celebration activities

  • Munao Zongge Festival

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Munao Zongge Festival of Jingpo Ethnic Group Munao Zongge (literally means mass dance in Jingpo language) Dance Festival, dubbed “dance of paradise” and “mass revelry dance,” is the grandest traditional festival of the Jingpo ethnic

  • Water-Splashing Festival

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Water-Splashing Festival of Dai and De’ang Ethnic Groups Water-Splashing Festival is held seven days after Tomb-sweeping Festival It has the implications of bathing Buddha, celebrating the New Year, and praying for rainfall, good health

  • History and Culture in Ruili

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Ruili is the cradle of the ancient culture of Dai nationality Ruili River Valley is one of the places inhabited by ancient human beings The cultural relics include Pattra Leaves Scripture and ruins of ancient city

  • Jingpo Cooking Culture

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The typical staple food of Jingpo people includes fried new rice , rice cooked in bamboo pipes , muntjac-blood rice balls , watery rice with chicken and so forth

  • Jingpos Funeral

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Funeral is also one of the most important rites of Jingpo people When an aged people pass away, his or her family members fire shots skyward to report the grievous news

  • The Jingpo Song and Dance are marching for the World

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The Jingpo Song and Dance Ensemble of Dehong Prefecture grew out of the Ethnical Chorus of Longchuan County

  • Nandian Dongjing Sizhu Old Band

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Nandian Dongjing Sizhu Old Band are flourished in Lianghe They are invited to join in several kinds of literary performances in the county

  • What "Lisu" means

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Lisu earned their name as the tribe that is alive with color In fact, the Lisu are considered to use the greatest variety of colors of all the hill tribes

  • The Lisus legend

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The Lisu have a legend quite similar to that of many other tribes in Southeast Asia Long ago there was a giant flood There were only two survivors: one man and one woman These two were brother and sister