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Diqing Specialty Cuisine

In Diqing, Yunnan, people make a specialty cuisine. ...


Autumn view of Wudi Lake

Wudi Lake is located at Langdu village of Gezan Township in Shangri-la City.Let's enjoy the autumn time of highland lake through the following video and pictures....


Xiaozhongdian Town: Singing and dancing to celebrate Dala Farmers' Harvest Festival.

Dala Festival "is a traditional folk festival in Xiaozhongdian Town,This Harvest Festival activities consists of characteristic agricultural product exhibitions, exciting cultural performances, horse racing activities, traditional Tibetan clothing wearing competitions, and bonfire parties, presenting a grtifying scene of the harvest....


the 24 solar terms|The Tibetan anchor of Diqing Daily spoke of the solar terms :Cold Dew

Cold Dew is the 17th solar term of the 24 solar terms. ...


the 24 solar terms|The Tibetan anchor of Diqing Daily spoke of the solar terms :Frost's Descent

Frost's Descent is the 18th solar term of the 24 solar terms. ...


Shangeri-La Discovered Isoetes hypsophila

Recently, researchers from the Shangri-La Alpine Botanical Garden and the Kunming Arboretum of the Yunnan Academy of Forestry and Grassland Sciences discovered a national level key protected wild plant,the Isoetes hypsophila, which is a very small population of wild plants in Yunnan Province....


24 solar terms:Winter Solstice

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into , the 22nd solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 22 and ends on Jan 5....


24 Solar terms:Frost's Descent

The Frost's Descent is 18th of traditional 24 solar terms,begins on Oct 23 and ends on Nov 08....


24 Solar Terms:Cold Dew

The traditional Chinese solar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms.The Cold Dew is 17th of 24 solar terms,begins on Oct 8 and ends on Oct 22.At this time, temperatures are lower than during White Dew in most areas of China. ...


24 Solar Terms:Autumn Equinox

The Autumn Equinox is 16th of traditional 24 solar terms,begins on Sep 23 and ends on Oct 10....


Guozhuang Dance of Jiantang

Guozhuang dance is one of the traditional tibetan dance of Jiantang town which performs by local women and men during festivals or wedding day.It is also an important platform and inheritance form of Tibetan culture,which called "living fossil" of Tibetan folk dances and sings....


24 Solar Terms: 6 things you may not know about Minor Heat

The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Minor Heat, (Chinese: 小暑), the 11th solar term of the year, begins on July 7 this year and ends on July 22....


Lisu People:Tie-dyeing Technique

Weixi,located at southwest of Diqing Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,Yunnan Province, is the only one county of Lisu Autonomous Prefecture in China.There are very richfully natural and cultural resources in Weixi.Lisu people use natural wild fruit and plant root as the raw material for their dyeing to make tablecloths and others.Today,the colorful Lisu costum is made of the tie-dyeing technique....


Summer Solstice:visiting Lily garden

The Summer Solstice is 10th of traditional 24 solar terms,begins on June 21 and ends on July 6.The daylight lasts the longest for the whole year on summer solstice itself.After this day,daylight hours get shorter and temperatures become higher.People visit Lily planting base in Weixi on the Summer Solstice....


Lisu Ethnic Costum

Diqing Prefecture ,located in northwest of Yunnan province,have enriched cultural resources.There are 26 different minorities living this region,and the costum is one of the best resources to show different ethnic culture....


A grain of truth

After xiao man, or "grain buds", it's time for mang zhong, or "grain in ear", a Chinese solar term for summer. This year, mang zhong starts on June 6. According to this solar term, most of China will see the hot days of summer but the areas around the Yangtze River experience rain....


24 Solar Terms: the Start of Summer

The start of Summer is the 7th of 24 solar terms,begins on May 5 and ends on May 21 this year.The temperature will rise quickly and rainfall will increase during this period....


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