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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.

  • Best men accompanying the groom to meet the...

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    Best Men Accompanying the Groom with Umbrellas to Meet the Bride Two best men accompanying the groom with umbrellas to meet the bride is one of the many special and interesting customs that have been preserved till now in marriage ceremonie

  • Wedding Ceremony of Jingpo People

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    Full of joy and fun, the traditional wedding ceremony of Jingpo people is held in bridegroom s home with boisterous sounds of crackers

  • Munao Zongge Dance

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    Munao Zongge, the World Grandest Dance Munao Zongge means “let’s dance together” in Jingpo language

  • Climbing knife-mountain

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    Climbing knife-mountain and walking into fire-sea Daogan festival is the most grand and holy traditional festival of the Lisu people

  • Customs of Achang

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    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

  • Love among the Deang

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    The De ang are one of the original ethnic groups of Yunnan province Marriage between a man and a woman is not allowed if two persons have the same family name The young people are free to choose their partner

  • The Dais Marriage

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    Carpet-Wrapping Courting and Threading-Tying Marriage The Dai young people are actually quite free in choosing their lovers

  • Fabulous costumes of Jingpo nationality

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    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

  • Head Ornament Of Lisus

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    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

  • "Kuoshi" Festival and Bathing Pool Singing Gathering

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

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

  • The Famous "Husa Knife"

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    "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 County where many Achangs live

  • Cao Mingkuan: a Guardian of Intangible Culture

    Pubdate:2013-07-03

    One day in this midsummer, a chanting of “Zhe Pama and Zhe Mima” which is listed as national intangible culture heritage was performed at a small farm courtyard of Jiubao Town, Lianghe County

  • Jingpo Brocade

    Pubdate:2013-06-26

    As an embodiment of traditional culture, Jingpo brocade is a platform for us to learn about the history of Jingpo, their earlier living environment, the hardship of their immigration, as well as their self-dependence and persistence Brocade

  • Girdles around the Waist

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    The clothing of the De ang people has its own distinctive features Men usually wear indigo or black robes buttoned on the right together with short broad trousers

  • Singing and Dancing to Mourn the Dead

    Pubdate:2009-06-01

    When a shooting is heard in the village, people know someone has just passed away, and they can tell from the sound the gender of the dead (odd for a woman and even for a man)