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  • Introduction of “Summer Begins”

    Introduction of “Summer Begins”

    Introduction of “Summer Begins”:“Summer Begins” comes on May 5 or May 6 every year. When the sun reaches the celestial longitude of 45 degrees, it’s the beginning of the summer season. Usually people consider this period as the time when crops’ growth enters into the peak season.
    Culture 2017-05-06 08:46 View:3729
  • Tujia Minority jumping funeral dance

    Tujia Minority jumping funeral dance

    Jumping funeral dance is also called as “Jumping funeral drum” and called "Saerhe" in Tujia language, it is an ancient funeral ritual dance of Tujia Minority people of Ba people’s descendants, with strong local color. It is mainly popular in Tujia Minority area of Qingjiang River basin, and corresponding to the popular region of Shaking Hand Dance, so called “Shaking Hand at south Jumping funeral dance at north”.
    Culture 2017-04-10 16:21 View:3488
  • Qingming Festival

    Qingming Festival

    Qingming Festival is one of the 24 seasonal division points in China, falling on April 4-6 each year. After the festival, the temperature will rise up and rainfall increases. It is the high time for spring plowing and sowing. But the Qingming Festival is not only a seasonal point to guide farm work, it is more a festival of commemoration.
    Culture 2017-04-05 21:35 View:2906
  • Tujia Crying Marriage

    Tujia Crying Marriage

    Tujia girl was wedded by cry on the marriage day. The bride shall cry before more than half a month the wedding, some will cry for more than one month, 3-5 days at least. The Tujia people take to sing the crying marriage song as a woman's wisdom and virtue sign.
    Culture 2017-04-01 16:12 View:3142
  • Tujia Namesake Marriage Custom

    Tujia Namesake Marriage Custom

    Tujia Minority is very carefully at the namesake marriage, the intermarry is only limited to the namesake but different forefather or one or exceeding the five generations, if not, it will be regarded as treason and heinous crime in ancient China. In fact, until now, even if conforming to Tujia namesake marriage rule, but the most Tujia people do not identify with it.
    Culture 2017-03-14 16:13 View:2746
  • Tujia Shaking Hand Dance

    Tujia Shaking Hand Dance

    Tujia Shaking Hand Dance is a large-scale dance with most influence in Tujia Minority, and with a strong religious color. The song is produced along with dance and the dance is named along with the song.
    Culture 2017-02-22 16:16 View:2892
  • Tujia Sacrifice Custom

    Tujia Sacrifice Custom

    Tujia people sacrifice the land God for praying the land God as a dominator to bless the good harvests and the domestic animals are all thriving, and also bless a village peace. Tujia people are very pious for land God, where there is one or more temples housing the god of earth in every village of Tujia area, the temple is everywhere. The temple was built carefully with marble and also with four coarse boards or built nearby the cave rock house.
    Culture 2017-02-01 16:15 View:2824
  • Zhangjiajie Taboo Custom

    Zhangjiajie Taboo Custom

    As the saying goes: “Different wind in ten-li, different custom in hundred-li.” “Asking taboo, asking custom into countryside.” Every nation and even every family and every profession, has its own different taboo content, it can not only reflect a full of Platonic superstitious cultural mentality, but also infiltrate the times scientific connotation, and reflect the developing trend of the nations constantly marching towards progress and amalgamation.
    Culture 2017-01-19 16:22 View:3022