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Ethnic festival marked at nationalities village

The Kuzhazha Festival, also known as the “Minor New Year,” contains traditional rituals to express gratitude to Apimei, a god for the Hani people....


Wu Yingde: passing down the art of dough modelling

Nowadays, however, people consider dough figurines more of a handicraft than as a snack. "People keep them at home as decorations," said Wu Yingde. ...


Yunnan-Taiwan painting exhibit opens

Themed around the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), it aims to shed a new light upon the cross-Straits cultural exchanges....


Special goods, merry activities at 2019 SSACEIF

The 2019 South and Southeast Asia Commodity Expo and Investment Fair (SSACEIF) opened on June 12 in Kunming, Yunnan Province....


Ethnic costumes bring villagers extra income

The Ximeng autonomous county of Wa minority in Pu’er city, Yunan province, has a specialty out of textile-making....


Music festival held at Balagezong scenic area

The 4th Balagezong Music Festival took place on May 1 at the Shangri-La grand canyon, or the Balagezong scenic area in northwest Yunnan’s Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture....


Diqing exhibits heritages at Yunnan Provincial Library

A photography exhibition on Diqing intangible cultural heritages was held to promote tourism in the Tibetan prefecture at the Kunming-based Yunnan Provincial Library on April 26....


Balagezong music festival to start on May 1

The 4th Balagezong Music Festival will kick off on May 1 at the Shangri-La grand canyon, or the Balagezong scenic area in Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture....


Thangka masters pass on 'persistent spirit'

In his teenage years, thangka master Norbu Sidar recited vast sutras from Buddhist scriptures, and also made sure that his nephews Konchoge and Tsering did the same....


Shugunisu festival celebrated in Diqing village

The villagers of Xidang village in Deqin County, Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, dressed in costumes and held performance on March 22 to celebrate the Shugunisu festival....


Fresco itinerant exhibition held at Yunnan University

Visitors view a fresco during a Dunhuang fresco itinerant exhibition in Yunnan University in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, April 10, 2019....


Thangka art: the tale of a Tibetan family

Norbu Sidar, a thangka master, spent his teenage days reciting vast sutras from Buddhist scriptures, and made sure that his nephews Konchoge and Tsering did the same....


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. ...


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