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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 Beliefs

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    The Lisu believe that when someone is very ill or about to die their spirits may leave the body and appear to other people in the village There are two categories for these appearances

  • Lisus Manners

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    Teaching children to love good manners 1 Don t look down upon or disrespect that which you do not understand and don t argue with adults or elders--It is a sin 2 When visitors come to the house you must not be loud or whiny

  • Lisu Sewing

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    Lisu clothes are characteristic by their colorful and unique design, with red largely used as its base color

  • Lisu Musical Instruments

    Pubdate:2009-05-30

    The musical instruments in each tribe tell about the feelings, beauty and varied wisdom of the village instead of putting it into words

  • 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