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Regong Art

Thangka painting, Yak butter sculpture and embroidery, collectively known as Regong Art, is venerated as the jewel in the crown of this culture laden land.

RegongArt

Kam Grand Choirs

As China’s only polyphonic choir, Kam Grand Choirs, a heavenly voice emerged over 2,500 years ago, can be fully enjoyed in Xiaohuang Dong Village.

Kam Grand Choirs

Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Yuanyang Rice Terraces is a frozen music, a dynamic painting and an epic man devotes to nature. Completing its surreal beauty is the fairytale villages of Hani people.

Yuanyang Rice Terraces

Tibetan Opera

Tibetan Opera reflects the humorous side of the Tibetans. It is the greatest legacy left behind by Thangtong Gyalpo, a crazy bridge-obsessed monk.

Tibetan Opera

Epic of King Gesar

Epic of King Gesar is the longest epic in the world. Many Tibetans, who are totally illiterate, can make a living by reciting it.

Epic of King Gesar

Khoomei(Throat Singing)

Khoomei is a stunt achieved by throat and tongue. Want to produce high-pitched voice and bass meanwhile? Go to Inner Mongolia to learn.

Khoomei

Epic of Manas

Epitomizing the mythology, history, culture and heritage of the Kyrgyz people, Epic of Manas is an inspiring encyclopedia.

Epic of Manas

Hua’er

Hua’er, a dazzling flower springing up from the barren Loess Plateau, is prevalent in north China. Unrestrained and infectious, this voice will speed up your heartbeat.

Hua’er

Site of Xanadu

Once the base camp of the greatest conqueror history remembers as brilliant and brutal, Site of Xanadu, a splendid ruins defeated by time, testifies to the impermanence of everything.

Site of Xanadu

Festivals

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    Tibetan New Year in Shigatse Jan 29th,2014
    Clean the house , exorcism , horse racing , worship Buddha , family reunion and perform Jiaxie dance(甲谐), which is unique to Shigatse.
    Banishing Evil Spirits FestivalJan 29th,2014
    Each monastery will stage a large-scaled Buddha Dance Show and each family will perform a ritual to banish all the ghosts away..

    Tibetan New Year in Shigatse

    Banishing Evil Spirits Festival

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    Reed-Pipe Festival Feb 17-19,2014
    Lusheng dance, Bullfighting, Parade, Romantic courtesy singing.
    Tiaohua Festival Feb 9,2014
    Tiaohua Festival is an ancient, mysterious and romantic festival prevailing among the Miao people.
    Munao FestivalFeb 14th,2014
    The grandest celebration of Jingpo people, the biggest collective dance on earth.

    Reed-Pipe Festival

    Tiaohua Festival

    Munao Festival

  • Marchmore>>

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    Sanduo Festival Mar 8th,2014
    Sanduo is the protection god of Naxi people. Time to see the ancient ritual of Naxi people.

    Sanduo Festival

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    Sisters' Meal Festsival Apr 14-16,2014
    Famed as Oriental Valentine's Day, it involves courtesy sing, Reed-pipe dance and parade.
    Water Splashing Festival Apr 13-16,2014
    The grandest festival of the Dai, the most influential festival in Yunnan. Lasting from 3 to 5 days.
    March Street Apr 14th,2014
    March Street Fair is the most important festival for the Bai nationality, an ethnic minority group in the southwestern province of Yunnan.

    Sisters' Meal Festival

    Water Splashing Festival

    March Street

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    Siyueba May 6th,2014
    Reedpipe singing and dance.
    Butterfly MeetingMay 13th,2014
    Bai people's Valentine's Day.
    Saga Dawa Festival May 29th,2014
    Celebrated during the whole 4th lunar month of Tibetan calendar, it honors Sakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death.

    Siyueba

    Butterfly Meeting

    Saga Dawa Festival

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    Miao Dragon Boat FestivalJune 22th,2014
    Dragon boat race, trade in market fair.
    LiuyueliuJuly 2,2014
    Folk song singing contest,whistling on bamboo leaves.

    Miao Dragon Boat Festival

    Liuyueliu

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    Naadam Festival July 11-13, 2014
    Horse racing, wrestling and archery.
    Torch Festival July 20-23,2014
    Bullfighting, goat fighting, horse racing, singing, fire worship ceremony, circle around the field and pray for good harvest.
    Chokhor Duchen July 11-13, 2014
    Falling on the fourth day of the sixth Tibetan lunar month, it is one of the four major Buddhist holidays.

    Naadam Festival

    Torch Festival

    Chokhor Duchen

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    Circle Around Mountain Aug 20,2014, 2014
    Mosuo people will erect tents along Gemu Mountain, their holy mountain. They perform Guozhuang Dance, Lion Dance and enjoy picnic.
    Nagchu Horse Racing Festival Aug 1-15,2014
    Feast eye on Tibetans in their beautiful festival attires and ornaments, watch the most breathtaking horse racing in Tibet.
    Shoton Festival July 11-13, 2014
    Feast eye on Tibetans in their beautiful festival attires and ornaments, watch the most breathtaking horse racing in Tibet.

    Circle Around Mountain

    Nagchu Horse Racing Festival

    Shoton Festival

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    Kaihai Festival Sep 28,2014
    This 4000-year-old tradition marks the fishing season of the Bai people concentrating in Dali.

    Kaihai Festival

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    Reed-Pipe Festival Oct 3-Nov 1(2013)
    Reedpiple sing & dance. Share the merry atmosphere and visual spectacle with around 10,000 participants.

    Reed-Pipe Festival

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    Hani's New Year Nov22,2014
    Hani's longest, biggest and most colorful celebration.They slaughter livestocks,prepare various snacks, and put on festival best.
    Reed Pipe Festival Nov 19- 20,2014
    Gulong Dazhai Village, Huangping County,Guizhou. Share the merry atmosphere and visual spectacle with around 10,000 participants.
    Miao New Year Festival Middle Nov,2014
    Feature:the grandest festival of Miao people.Beat drums, horse racing, bullfighting, singing and dancing.

    Hani's New Year

    Reed Pipe Festival

    Miao New Year Festival

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    Tsongkapa Butter Lamp FestivalDec22,2014
    To commemorate the death of Tsongkhapa, this festival displays assorted yak butter sculptures in most monasteries in Tibet.
    Panwang Festival7th Dec 2014
    It will expose you into the pillarstone of Yao culture: Panwang Worship. All the singing, dancing revolve around this ancient belief.
    Dong New YearMiddle to late Dec
    Lusheng dance, bullfighting,Lantern Fair,Dong opera,Singing and dancing,ancestor worship.

    Tsongkapa Butter Lamp Festival

    Panwang Festival

    Dong New Year

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  • List of Iconic Sights of Ethnic Groups>>

    Natural Wonders Stone Forest , Yuanyang Rice Terraces , Dongchuan Red Land
    Longsheng Rice Terraces , Yuanmou Earth Forest
    Ethnic Villages Miao: Xijiang Miao Village , Zhouxi Miao Village , Shidong Miao Village
    Dong: Zhaoxing Dong Village , Huanggang Dong Village, Xiaohuang Dong Village , Tangan   Dong Village , Yinshui Dong Village
    Bai: Dali , Xizhou Ancient Town , Shaxi Ancient Town


    Naxi: The Old Town of Lijiang , Baisha Ancient Town , Shuhe Ancient Town
    Yi: Yiren Ancient Town , Puzhehei , Tuanshan Village
    Zhuang: Bamei Village , Ping'an Zhuang Village , Jinzhu Zhuang Village , Langzi , Xingping
    Dai: Wild Elephant Valley , Xishuangbanna Tropic Botanic Garden , Nayun Ancient Town
    Xishuangbanna Dai Minority Park , Jingzhen Octagonal Pavilion , Jinuo Mountain Village
    Hani: Yuanyang Jingkou Village
    The Mongols: The Site of Xanadu , The Mausoleum of Genghis Khan , Yinken Resonant Sand   Bay , Tuwa Village
    Tibetan: Shangri-la , Xiagei Village


    Yao: Yao Nationality Village of Nangang , Sanpai Yao Village, Huangluo Yao Village
    Monasteries Qinghai-Tibet Plateau: Potala Palace , Baiju Monastery , Kumbum Monastery , Songzanlin   Monastery , Sakya Monastery , Mindroling Monastery , Tholing Monastery , Zezhol   Monastery , Chambaling Monastery , Samye Monastery , Jokhang Temple , Yumbu Lhakang   Palace , Rongbuk   Monastery , Tibet Top 10 Monasteries

    Yunnan: Golden Temple, Yuantong Temple, Qiongzhu Temple, Mengle Grand Buddha Temple

    Karst Caves Reed-flute Cave , Kunming Jiuxiang Cave , Alu Ancient Cave , Lotus Cave , Jianshui Swallow   Cave , Silver Cave
    Museums Inner Mongolia Museum , Guangxi Museum of Nationalities , Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous   Region Museum Kaili Ethnic Museum , Site of Xanadu Museum
    Rain Forest Yunnan Xishuangbanna Tropical Rainforest
    Grasslands Hohhot Gegentala Grassland , Hulunbuir Grasslands , Narat Grassland , Nanshan Pasture
    Waterscape Bamboo Rafting: Li River , Yulong River
    Pilgrimage Yamdrok Lake , Lake Manasarovar , Namtso Lake
    Bird Watching: Dianchi Lake (Kunming) , Qinghai Lake , Hulun Lake
    Walking Marriage: Lugu Lake