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Yunnan Nuo Drama

The Chinese character Nuo originally meant a patterned step to drive away evil during the last month of the Chinese lunar year. Later Nuo evolved into a dance. Nuo has a long history; historical records disagree on when the practice first appeared. Some hold that Nuo started by the order of Zhuan Xiang, the grandson [...]

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Waist Hoops: the Favorite of De’ang Girls

Southwest China’s Yunnan Province is home to many ethnic minority groups, whose beautiful and dazzling costumes, unique lifestyles, colorful festivals and exotic marriage customs attract a significant number of visitors. One such minority group is the De’ang minority group, which is scattered in Dehong Region in the province’s southwestern part. The most striking feature of [...]

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Travel to Dali

  Lying at the foot of Cangshan Mountains, Dali is the capital of the Bai Autonomous Prefecture. Dali is a pivot of the south Yunna Province with the Yunnan-Burma Highway and the Yunnan-Tibet Highway crossing it. Dali was proclaimed as one of the first batch of 24 cultural and historical cities by the State Council. [...]

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