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  • A Mysterious kinda Charater-Nv Book of Yao People

    A Mysterious kinda Charater-Nv Book of Yao People

    Nv Book, as the only found female characters , is originated from a county in the southern part of Hunan province, China-Jiangyong county. So it is also called Jiangyong Nv Book.
    Culture 2011-08-18 23:34 View:1543
  • Tujia Ethnic Mountain Song

    Tujia Ethnic Mountain Song

    Melodies and lyrics of Tujia music are featured by the ethnic characteristics generated from the geographic environment, folk custom and religious beliefs unique to the Tujia people.
    Culture 2011-06-30 11:50 View:1473
  • Dong Ethnic Drama

    Dong Ethnic Drama

    Dong ethnic drama, one of the drama types of the Dong nationality, is popular in Congjiang county, Liping county and Rongjiang county of Guizhou Province, as well as the Dong-populated area of Guangxi and Hunan provinces.
    Culture 2011-06-15 11:53 View:1534
  • Tujia Crying Marriage Song

    Tujia Crying Marriage Song

    The "Crying Marriage Song" is a folk song originating from Tujia people. According to their customs, bride begins to cry a month before the wedding day in different ways with diversified words, to convey attachment to their loved ones and recount Tujia women's sad fate in feudal society when they had no say in their marriage, which was typically arranged by a matchmaker and her parents. Conventionally, the bride must cry for seven days at least and a month at most before the wedding, even in conditions of exhaustion.
    Culture 2011-05-24 13:21 View:3102
  • The History of Lantern Festival

    The History of Lantern Festival

    Until the Sui Dynasty in the sixth century, Emperor Yangdi invited envoys from other countries to China to see the colorful lighted lanterns and enjoy the gala(节日的,庆祝的)performances.
    Culture 2011-03-10 10:44 View:1534
  • Zhangjiajie Village shopping-GanChang

    Zhangjiajie Village shopping-GanChang

    Western Hunan Province in China, Many small mountain village, The villagers gather at the appointed day together, specify an empty place, They come up with their own production of goods, there to eat, wear, use and so on, Of course, with modern materials to the market, very busy and lively!(source from shuire)
    Culture 2011-02-26 16:31 View:12751
  • Zhangjiajie Festivals

    Zhangjiajie Festivals

    The Tujia people observe three major festivals each year, the Spring Festival that falls on the 29th day of the 12th lunar month, the 6th Lunar Month Festival on the 25th day of the 6th Lunar Month in memory of a mass migration of Tujia people in history, and the 10th Lunar Month Festival that falls on the 1st day of the 10th lunar month. The whole community goes outside to dance and sing on these three grand occasions.
    Culture 2011-02-22 10:32 View:2866
  • Zhangjiajie Lantern Festival's Legends

    Zhangjiajie Lantern Festival's Legends

    There are many different beliefs about the origin of the Lantern Festival. But one thing for sure is that it had something to do with celebrating and cultivating positive relationship between people, families, nature and the higher beings they believed were responsible for bringing/returning the light each year.
    Culture 2011-02-17 10:49 View:1364