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  • Zhangjiajie Tujia Drip Bed

    Zhangjiajie Tujia Drip Bed

    The Tujia bridegroom shall make a “Drip Bed” before marriage.The drip bed does not drop, just like the drip from the eaves. Usually it is divided into a pass drip and two pass drip. Two-drip bed is also called as the “One step” bed, engraved with dragon and phoenix, it is very exquisite and it is a special skill in Tujia.
    Culture 2017-01-18 16:17 View:3404
  • Western Hunan Temple Fair

    Western Hunan Temple Fair

    Recorded in “Juan Family Genealogy”: Dayong Tujia Minority and Bai Minority, “Believing the wizard to exceed the God Willing, bugling the ox horn to exceed the battle drum, there are much more laughter persons, but there are a few of persons to have the knowledge. Thus, Cili records is said that: not know the years outside Maohuajie.”
    Culture 2017-01-04 16:19 View:2897
  • Tujia spending the New Year of three times

    Tujia spending the New Year of three times

    Tujia people spend the New Year of three times, namely spend “Having Caught Up With Year” on 29 (or 28) Lunar December, spend “June Year” on 25 Lunar June, spend “October Year” on 1 Lunar October. When spending “Having Caught Up With Year”, kindle the bonfire at village barnyard, Tujia people dance the Shaking Hand Dance and sing the New Year song around the bonfire.
    Culture 2016-12-30 16:20 View:3110
  • Miao Minority Autumn Harvest Festival

    Miao Minority Autumn Harvest Festival

    Autumn Harvest Festival is a large folk festival activity of Miao Minority for entertainment, trade, youth exchange to celebrate the future harvest before autumn harvest or autumn beginning.
    Culture 2016-11-23 16:18 View:2915
  • The Beginning of Winter

    The Beginning of Winter

    The Beginning of Winter is the time when winter officially arrives. When vegetation withered away, the weather becomes colder. Everything in the natural world falls into this cycle. In ancient agricultural society, the beginning of winter, spring, summer and autumn are called the “Four Beginnings.” They are all important days. For our ancestors, the beginning of winter is not just the start of a cold season but also a time to rest, a time when living things witness a period of dormancy and self-renewal.
    Culture 2016-11-11 11:01 View:3444
  • Heroes return home culture

    Heroes return home culture

    “The walking dead”is one of the three old mysteries of Western Hunan in ancient times,it was difficult to transport back home the coffins of heroes who died abroad.so the Wizards made the corpses walk back home and be buried.this is called“The walking dead”.
    Culture 2016-09-15 09:56 View:2778
  • TuJia Gan Nian

    TuJia Gan Nian

    Gan Nian is the most grand festivel for TuJia people,It is a lunar day before Han spring festivel.They celebrate this day on the night of Dec.29th or Dec.28th.
    Culture 2016-09-15 09:55 View:3049
  • Tujia Rock Fungus Spider

    Tujia Rock Fungus Spider

    With the natural climate and the environment,there are plenty of nutritious rock fungus on the rock.The people,who live on picking rock fungus by generations get an unique skill of flying over the walls.They deserve the name of "Rock fungus Spider".At present,Wulingyuan "Rock fungus Spider" has been succeeded in declaring National Intangible Cultural Heritage.
    Culture 2016-09-15 09:54 View:3045