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.

  • 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

  • “Enchantment Love for Ruili River” Cucurbit Flute China-Myanmar Concert Held in


    On the evening of August 9, “Enchantment Love for Ruili River” Cucurbit Flute China-Myanmar Cultural Communication Concert, organized by People’s government of Ruili, Yunnan International Cultural Communication Center, and Agile Touris

  • College Students from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macao Visited De’an


    On July 24, 52 college students from Youth Leadership in Social Development Summer Camp visited a De’ang village at Santaishan Town, where they enjoyed the colorful folk custom, folk culture, ancient songs, folk dances and so on

  • The Continuity of De’ang Culture


    In a shabby and small house, the only household electric appliance that can be regarded as being “valuable” is a 18-inch television However, Yang Zhongping, the poor owner of the house, showed us more than ten xylophones which he has k

  • Jingpo Dance Played in World-Level Music Hall


    Few days earlier, 2013 Chinese Dance Performance ended successfully at the Golden Hall in Vienna As the last and best program, Jingpo Girls, which was performed by Art Troupe of Dehong Jingpo Institution, fully displayed Jingpo’s love tow

  • Various Ways Adopted by Ruili to Protect and Keep Intangible Cultural Heritage


    Over the past few years, all departments in Ruili made substantial and fruitful efforts to protect intangible cultural heritage, including the exhibition of Ruili intangible cultural heritage, the establishment of archives for successors to