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Naxi folks in Sanba hold picnic, outdoor entertainment

On the 8th day of the second lunar month each year (March 14 in 2019), the Naxi people in Sanba Township, Shangri-La City, hold picnic and outdoor entertainment to renew their relationships....


Spring flowers on show in Shangri-La

The 2019 Shangri-La Spring Flower Show and the Painting and Calligraphy Exhibition opened at the Shangri-La alpine botanical garden on February 20....


Thousands pray at Ganden Sumtsenling Monastery

Thousands of Tibetan Buddhism monks and believers gathered to attend prayers at the Ganden Sumtsenling Monastery in Shangri-La City....


Annual "sunning of the Buddha" ceremony of Labrang Monastery held

The annual "sunning of the Buddha" is one of the most important ceremonies at Labrang, which is regarded as a top Tibetan Buddhism educational institution in China....


Wow, what a flowery site at Dukezong!

Since its opening in September 2018, the Huaxiang cultural tourism project has made a hit in the Shangri-La tourist market....


Dzekyid's path of passing down Tibetan dance

Reba dance is a combination of roughness and gentleness, and it is the best embodiment of the Tibetan people's enthusiasm and optimism. ...


Yunnan province holds cultural exhibition in Myanmar's Yangon

An exhibition of intangible cultural heritage from China's Yunnan Province kicked off Tuesday at China Cultural Center in Myanmar's Yangon....


Ritual and convention on living buddha reincarnation

The reincarnation of the Living Buddha is a succession system, which distinguishes Tibetan Buddhism from other religions or other forms of Buddhism....


Dali tie-dying workshop combines tradition with fashion

With the dream to pass on the traditional tie-dying culture, Zhang Hanmin and her husband have established a workshop at their hometown in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture....


"World's Shangri-La" cultural show debuts at Kunming Airport

​The “World's Shangri-La” cultural-tourism promotion was officially launched at Kunming Changshui International Airport on January 11. ...


Gedong Festival offers you a different Shangri-La

When the sun was on the rise, sounds of chanting scripture, crashing cymbals and rumbling drums come from the Ganden Sumtsenling Monastery. ...


Tenchong history entwined with the jadeite trade

"Tengchong's history and culture are closely related to jade. The jade trade has been here for hundreds of years," says Lu....


Yunnan compiles dictionary to save Lahu ethnic culture

Southwest China's Yunnan province on Tuesday published a dictionary to preserve the culture of Lahu nationality, a minor ethnic group with a population of 486,000....


Can you challenge 148 bowls of noodle at a time?

The noodle is served in small bowls. Charged RMB 25 per person, you can eat as much as you can. Interestingly, dozens of stones are put in plates on the table. ...


Couple returns to hometown to protect traditional tie-dye

Zhang Hanmin and Zhang Bin have established a thriving business at their hometown in Dali Bai autonomous prefecture, Yunnan province....


Lisu people in Shangri-La mark Kuoshi Festival

The Lisu people living in downtown Shangri-La City celebrated Kuoshi Festival with ethnic performances on December 24. ...


Yanwa fried chicken, a special flavor in Weixi County

In Weixi County, there is a famous dish called Yanwa Fried Chicken. And the dish is so termed because it originates in the Yanwa village, Baijixun Township....


Yi ethnic group celebrate traditional new year in Chuxiong

Dancers of Yi ethnic group perform during the celebration of their traditional new year in Chuxiong, southwest China's Yunnan Province, Dec. 22, 2018....


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