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Ancient Yi ethnic opera performed in Guizhou


Cuotaiji is an ancient drama preserved in Luoga village of Bandi town in Weining's Yi, Hui and Miao autonomous county, Guizhou province.

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Ethnic dance pays tribute to the dead and living


The Bell Dance, commonly known as "jumping feet", is a farewell to the deceased. The traditional folk dance was performed by Yi ethnic people during ceremonies of sacrifice, but nowadays it brings out more joyful feelings.


Ancient craftsmanship brings modern life to rural residents


Sometimes urbanity stirs a sense of nostalgia for old tradition and technique, which endue handicrafts with a chance to revive and thrive.


Patterns of success


Guizhou province, nestled among the hills in Southwest China, is the place with the second-largest outflow of workers in the country. In 2018, the number reached 9.28 million people, which equates to a quarter of its permanent residents.


Ethnic culture popularity grows on Chinese herb leaves


The leaves of a traditional Chinese herb have become an inseparable ingredient of a promotional campaign for the distinctive ethnic culture in Southwest China's Guizhou province.


Villagers attend lusheng celebration in Danzhai county, SW China


Villagers in traditional costumes attend the annual lusheng celebration at Yanying village, Danzhai county of Qiangdongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture.


Horse Tail Embroidery in Guizhou


Unlike many other embroidery styles, the horse tail embroidery of the Shui people in southwest China is characterized by prefabricated sewing threads made up of horse tail fibers which are wound around with silk yarns.


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