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.

  • Musical Instruments of Jingpo


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

  • The Dai Cuisine


    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


    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


     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


    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

  • History of the Dai


    The history of contact between the Dai and Han peoples dates back to 109 B C , when Emperor Wu Di of the Han Dynasty set up Yizhou

  • Brave as the lion


    Brave as the lion - The Jingpo people Jingpo is one of the ethnic minority groups in China The 119, 209 of the Jingpo people live in Yunnan Province: mainly in Luxi, Longchuan, Yingjiang, Ruili

  • Speaking in Different ...


    Husband and Wife Speaking in Different Languages Many Jingpo families are composed of members from different subgroups There are traditional habits as to which language they use

  • "Old Tea Farmers"-the Deang Nationality


    As one of China s ethnic minorities, the number of De ang people in China totals 15,462 at present Most of them inhabit Luxi County of the Dehong Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture and Zhenkang County in Yunnan Province

  • Past Socio-economic Conditions


     During the Tang and Song dynasties (618-1279), the Achang area was controlled by Yunnan s Nanzhao and Dali principalities During the Min...

  • Jin Xiaofeng Brings Pure “Voice of Yunnan” to Beijing


    At 7:30 on the evening of April 1, 2014, “Voice of Yunnan”, a concert performed by Jin Xiaofeng and her friends, was held at Beijing Poly Theater To the wonderful and graceful rhythm, Jin Xiaofeng, a well-known soprano singer of Dai nat

  • China•Dehong Munaozongge Festival to be Held in February of 2014


    2014 China•Dehong Muzaozongge Festival will be held in Mangshi from February 13 to 15, 2014 It is learnt that three features will be highlighted: Jingpo epic cultural gala and the performance provided by folk singers, an appraisal on eigh

  • Dai People Celebrate Dai New Year


    December 2 of 2013 is a special day for Dai people, for it is the last day of 2107 according to Dai calendar In Dehong, Dai people from different towns and villages gathered at Mangshi Friendship Square on that day, dancing and singing toge

  • Dehong Holds “The 31st Ethnic Unity Month” Dancing Party


    On the evening of October 25, a folk dancing party was held at Mangshi Squre to cerebrate the 31st “Ethnic Unity Month” of Dehong

  • Dai Drama Dao Anren Performed in Kunming


    On the evening of September 12, Dao Anren, a Dai drama organized and directed by Dehong, was performed at the Experimental Theatre of Yunnan Arts Institute It is the first time for the drama to be presented in Kunming, which will be an oppo