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  • Tujia Namesake Marriage Custom

    Tujia Namesake Marriage Custom

    Tujia Minority is very carefully at the namesake marriage, the intermarry is only limited to the namesake but different forefather or one or exceeding the five generations, if not, it will be regarded as treason and heinous crime in ancient China. In fact, until now, even if conforming to Tujia namesake marriage rule, but the most Tujia people do not identify with it.
    Culture 2017-03-14 16:13 View:1227
  • Tujia Shaking Hand Dance

    Tujia Shaking Hand Dance

    Tujia Shaking Hand Dance is a large-scale dance with most influence in Tujia Minority, and with a strong religious color. The song is produced along with dance and the dance is named along with the song.
    Culture 2017-02-22 16:16 View:845
  • Tujia Sacrifice Custom

    Tujia Sacrifice Custom

    Tujia people sacrifice the land God for praying the land God as a dominator to bless the good harvests and the domestic animals are all thriving, and also bless a village peace. Tujia people are very pious for land God, where there is one or more temples housing the god of earth in every village of Tujia area, the temple is everywhere. The temple was built carefully with marble and also with four coarse boards or built nearby the cave rock house.
    Culture 2017-02-01 16:15 View:982
  • Zhangjiajie Taboo Custom

    Zhangjiajie Taboo Custom

    As the saying goes: “Different wind in ten-li, different custom in hundred-li.” “Asking taboo, asking custom into countryside.” Every nation and even every family and every profession, has its own different taboo content, it can not only reflect a full of Platonic superstitious cultural mentality, but also infiltrate the times scientific connotation, and reflect the developing trend of the nations constantly marching towards progress and amalgamation.
    Culture 2017-01-19 16:22 View:965
  • Zhangjiajie Tujia Drip Bed

    Zhangjiajie Tujia Drip Bed

    The Tujia bridegroom shall make a “Drip Bed” before marriage.The drip bed does not drop, just like the drip from the eaves. Usually it is divided into a pass drip and two pass drip. Two-drip bed is also called as the “One step” bed, engraved with dragon and phoenix, it is very exquisite and it is a special skill in Tujia.
    Culture 2017-01-18 16:17 View:1285
  • Western Hunan Temple Fair

    Western Hunan Temple Fair

    Recorded in “Juan Family Genealogy”: Dayong Tujia Minority and Bai Minority, “Believing the wizard to exceed the God Willing, bugling the ox horn to exceed the battle drum, there are much more laughter persons, but there are a few of persons to have the knowledge. Thus, Cili records is said that: not know the years outside Maohuajie.”
    Culture 2017-01-04 16:19 View:890
  • Tujia spending the New Year of three times

    Tujia spending the New Year of three times

    Tujia people spend the New Year of three times, namely spend “Having Caught Up With Year” on 29 (or 28) Lunar December, spend “June Year” on 25 Lunar June, spend “October Year” on 1 Lunar October. When spending “Having Caught Up With Year”, kindle the bonfire at village barnyard, Tujia people dance the Shaking Hand Dance and sing the New Year song around the bonfire.
    Culture 2016-12-30 16:20 View:1016
  • Miao Minority Autumn Harvest Festival

    Miao Minority Autumn Harvest Festival

    Autumn Harvest Festival is a large folk festival activity of Miao Minority for entertainment, trade, youth exchange to celebrate the future harvest before autumn harvest or autumn beginning.
    Culture 2016-11-23 16:18 View:787