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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....


Lama Temple cultivates “three kinds of monk talents”

Later, Jamyang Kaichao completed his studies of Mongolian-Tibetan Buddhism and various rituals at the Lama Temple. ...


Garze’s water-rinsed tsampa, staple of the Tibetans' diet

The Garze water-rinsed tsampa is widely famous and Drakar, a villager making water-rinsed tsampa has been listed as an inheritor of this intangible cultural heritage....


S&SE Asian university network inaugurated in Kunming

The inaugural meeting of the South and Southeast Asian University Network was held at the Kunming-based Yunnan University on December 10-11....


Traditional carving techniques developed in to popular industry

Known as “hometown of carving”, Phursong Township in Nyemo County lies about 150 kilometers away from Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. ...


What is “Tibetan medicinal bathing”?

The Tibetan medicinal bathing, which has a complete set of theoretic systems and operating procedures, comes from the traditional Tibetan Bathing Festival....


Researchers release database on Tibetan folk epic

Researchers in Northwest China's Qinghai province have launched a database on folk singing of a 1,000-year-old Tibetan song cycle -- the "Epic of King Gesar."...


Jianchuan carpenter carved "royal bed" for Queen Elizabeth II

In 1986, when Queen Elizabeth II came to visit Kunming, the Yunnan provincial government specially prepared her a “royal bed” and a dressing table....


Mosuo, the 'kingdom of women'

After climbing narrow passes through the land of the Yi tribes, one arrives at the Lugu Lake coming over the crest of a mountain. The lake spreads like a vast mirror exuding calm upon its waters....


Shangri-La: Mountain worship festival marked in Niru village

On October 24, folks in the Niru village of Luoji Township, Shangri-La City, ushered in the mountain-worship and horse-racing festival, a traditional Tibetan occasion celebrated annually....


Foreign students build friendships on “Chinese Bridge”

The 11th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for Foreign Secondary School Students concluded in Kunming, capital city of southwest China’s Yunnan province on Oct 21....


Diqing inheritor (1) He Jinmei tireless singer of King Gesar in Tacheng

"Why is your hair half-combed, why is your face half-washed, and why do you have black and white hands?" The 53-year-old He Jinmei was singing beautifully, facing the sun and standing squarely....


When traditions offer livelihood in northwest Yunnan

A training project run by Yunnan Agricultural University and funded by the United Nations is using heritage to provide economic sustenance....


International Granfondo cycling festival to kick off in Yunnan

The 2018 Colorful Yunnan International Granfondo Cycling Festival will be held in China's southwest Yunnan province from November 3 to 10....


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