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Confucius Temples form cultural landmarks in Yunnan

Confucius Temples have been built across China to commemorate Confucius (or Kongzi in Mandarin), one of the greatest thinkers and philosophers in the country. ...


Face-changing performers embrace role-changing challenges

At 6 pm on May 21, Yao Yao and his team members were dressed in traditional Sichuan opera costumes in a hot pot restaurant, ready to thrill diners with their first face-changing show since the outbreak of COVID-19....


Ancient copperware craft exhibited in Yunnan

An exhibition on silver-inlaid black copperware is taking place at the Yunnan Nationalities Museum from May 18, featuring 126 art items and a live demonstration from a lineage holder in the making of black copperware....


Ethnic group serves up a recipe for tourism

The Deng people were once tribal people. They lived in the virgin forests in the southeastern part of Tibet and led primitive lifestyles....


Beautiful bookshop” opens branch in Shaxi, Dali

Librairie Avant-Garde, as a well-known chain bookshop based in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, opened its 16th branch in Shaxi township, Dali, northwest Yunnan province, on May 1....


Uncle Six and Hengyugong, a century-old house in Lijiang

In the hustle and bustle of the old town of Lijiang, northwest Yunnan, there is an old Naxi house built in 1875. The owner of the house is named Li Junxing....


Xuanwei ham, a unique flavor in east Yunnan

For a leg weighing 20 kilograms, you need to sprinkle on it half a kilo of edible salt. Then rub it by hand repeatedly, so that the salt can worm its way into the flesh....


Tibet launches rare ancient books cloud reading platform

On the same day, the Tibet Library also released online a pictorial book featuring 34 ancient Tibetan books included in the national catalog of rare ancient books....


Gourmet show staged Xishuangbanna, S. Yunnan

Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in south Yunnan province staged a cooking competition near the Mekong River on March 27, in an effort to invite in more tourists....


Thangka artist enriches community by passing on heritage to youths

Lhamo, 50, comes from Sichuan's Garze Tibetan autonomous prefecture. He is a professional painter of thangka....


Teacher couple dedicated to education in Tibet for years

Tang Hengyue, a math teacher from East China's Jiangsu Province, and his wife Wu Ling, a English teacher, had spent years in teaching high school students in Tibet Autonomous Region. ...


Tibetan artist promotes art, harmony in community

A Tibetan Thangka artist has been promoting the painting art as well as unity and harmony in a community in Southwest China's Sichuan province....


Gao Yuwen: A committed carver on leather wares

In the Gao's Leather Carving Workshop, which is located on Fengzhu Street in Kunming, artist Gao Yuwen was focusing on his creation. ...


Dai people's life shown in vivid paper-cuttings

The paper cutting of the Dai ethnic group originates from ancient rituals, where unique patterns are cut on the paper with scissors....


Start of Spring: warmer wind more than expected

Tuesday (Feb. 4) marks this year's Lichun in Chinese, or “Start of Spring”, the first of the 24 solar terms in Chinese traditional lunar calendar. ...


Long-street feast set up in Yuanyang for Angmatu Festival

A long-street feast was set up on January 12 in south Yunnan’s Yuanyang County for the traditional Angmatu Festival of the Hani ethnic group. ...


Movie on Tibetan opera released

The production of the movie took three years, and all the actors and actresses were amateurs, which made the movie more real, according to the Tibetan director....


Long-table feast held in Shangri-La for new year

A long-table feast was held on December 31 in the Dukezong old town of Shangri-La City, Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, for the upcoming New Year’s Day. ...


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