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Wei Jian: Yunnan railway relics remind me of Musée d’Orsay

The French museum was converted from the Orly railway station, which was especially built for the world's fair in 1900. The French government turned the Orsay station into a museum in 1986. ...


Inheritor of the Jiuhe Zhuo dance in Tibet

​Jiuhe Zhuo dance, originated in Qonggyai County of Shannan in southwest China's Tibet, has a history of more than 1,300 years. It has been a favorite dancing form for local people in Shannan to pray for good luck. ...


Nanmi: A classic dipping sauce in Dai cuisine

The Dai ethnic minority people dwelling in south and southwest Yunnan has a long tradition of eating raw food, particularly vegetables such as cucumber, cabbage, lettuce and fennel....


Flower element seen in Yunnan cultural heritages

In Yunnan province, flower images can be seen on golden crafts, silver wares, wood carvings, and traditional paintings. And you can also find flowers either on the Yi embroidery, the Tibetan Thangkas, or the Baisha wall paintings in northwest Yunnan....


Rice noodles with tofu, a special snack in Kunming

Founded by Yang Meihuai in 1984, the shop of Deshengqiao rice noodles with tofu has grown into a chain restaurant over the past 30 plus years. Now it has dozens of branches in the spring city. ...


Ethnic culture thrives in Aba Tibetan prefecture

Villagers weave traditional belts in Lixian County of Aba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Sichuan Province, June 11, 2020. ...


Rhythms of ancient Tibetan folk performance

Zhega, a traditional folk performance popular among the Tibetan people, is well-preserved in Aba county of the Aba Tibet and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Southwest China's Sichuan province....


Come to Yunnan for a tour of cultural heritages

The second Saturday of June each year is the "Cultural and Natural Heritage Day" in China. This year, Yunnan’s events on the heritage day are themed around cultural inheritance and healthy life....


Young students pass on traditional Yunnan opera

With a history of over 200 years, Dian Opera, a kind of opera which combines traditional Chinese opera and distinctive Yunnan characteristics, was listed as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2008....


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....


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