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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.

  • What is Hulusi?

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The hulusi is a single pipe free-reed instrument found in Yunnan, China that is related to the Chinese bawu, the Thai pi joom, and numerous other instruments like the dja mblai found through Vietnam and Laos

  • Head Ornament Of Lisus

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Head ornament studded with love--- "Ele " The Lisus mainly inhabit mountain slope regions on either side of the Nujiang River, the Lancangjiang River and the Jinshajiang River

  • Fabulous costumes of Jingpo nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The costumes of Jingpo nationality are mainly classified into five series, symbolizing the five colorful mountain flowers blooming in Jingpo mountainous region of the subtropical Longchuan

  • The Dais Marriage

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

     The Dai young people are actually quite free in choosing their lovers Both the crowded road to market and the spinning field with needfi...

  • Customs of Achang

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Achang men tend to wear blue, white or black jackets which button down the front, although on the Lasa plain many men wear jackets with buttons toward the left side Achang women like to wear silver objects on festive occasions

  • The Famous Husa knife

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    "Achang knife, " which is also known as "Husa knife ", gets its name because it is made mainly in the Husa and Lasa areas of Longchuan...

  • "Kuoshi" Festival and Bathing Pool Singing Gathering

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The Lisu Nationality has many festivals, such as "Kuoshi Festival ", "New Rice Festival ", "Knife Stalk Festival ", "Torch Festival ",...

  • Bamboo Houses

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

     On the level grounds beside rivers and lakes, Dai bamboo houses, exquisite and unique, are half concealed and half revealed in the green grapefruits, pawpaws, betel palms, and coconut palms

  • Young Buddhist Monks

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The Dai people believe in Hinayana (Little Vehicle, a branch of Buddhism), which is, with the formal name of "Nanchuan Shangzuo Sect of Bu...

  • Gourd-shaped Flute

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The musical instruments of Achangs mainly include gourd-shaped flute (a wind instrument), March flute (also a wind instrument), copper-rimmed st...

  • Musical Instruments of Jingpo

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Jingpo people have diversified traditional musical instruments that fall in three categories: pipe instrument, plucked instruments and percussion instrument

  • The Dai Cuisine

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Clever and skillful Dai women make use of rice to cook various kinds of staple food They tread on Mu Dui (a wooden tool) to pestle padd...

  • The Fragrance of Tea in Deang Villages

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    Tea is the life of the De angs And where there are De angs, there is tea So long as down this ancient song passes, So long the fragrance of tea lasts This is an ancient song of the De ang people

  • Briefing of the Jingpo Nationality

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

     The pure, frank and hospitable Jingpo people mainly dwell in Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture Villages link one another in succession; bamboo houses hide partly in the dark green jungles and emerge partly among the green bamboos

  • The folk dances of the Dai

    Pubdate:2009-05-29

    The folk dances of the 840,000 Dai nationality enjoy not only wide popularity but great diversity Most of them imitate the movements of subtropical creatures