Friday 21 September 2018 ,
Friday 21 September 2018 ,
Latest News
  • BNP slams govt for passing Digital Security Bill
  • Zia Charitable Trust graft trial to continue without Khaleda
  • PM to place fresh specific proposals for Rohingya repatriation: FM
  • Police foil left alliance’s attempts to lay seize to EC
  • Malaysia ex-PM faces charges over $681 mn bank balance
  • Internet users in Bangladesh hit 9.05 crore: BTRC
9 March, 2018 00:00 00 AM / LAST MODIFIED: 8 March, 2018 06:44:15 PM

1,350-year-old tradition still alive

Photo by Chen Fei
1,350-year-old tradition still alive

The “costume competition festival”, is held in Zhiju Village, Yongren county of Chuxiong Yi autonomous prefecture in Yunnan province each year on the 15th day of the first lunar month. This year, the festval falls on March 3.

During the festival, the local young people attended a local mass-dating event, following a tradition that dates back about 1,350 years. The festival is not only an occasion to celebrate, but also a chance for single people to meet each other.

 

 

Comments

Most Viewed
Digital Edition
More story
BRI is the path to prosperity and peace

BRI is the path to prosperity and peace

In these days of world-changing and, dare I say, world-threatening times, it’s comforting to know somewhere in the world there are countries doing…

Xichou: Land of lucid waters and lush mountains

Faced with severe stony desertification, the people in Xichou have deep understandings of the philosophy of “lucid waters and lush mountains are invaluable assets”. Starting from the first attempt in Muzhe Village in 1990, Xichou people have never stopped fighting against the difficult living…

Yunnan makes a hit at int’l trade, investment fair

As the province of honor, Yunnan has drawn wide attention at the 20th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) from Sept. 8 to 11, with contracts worth 7.4 billion dollars signed between the Yunnan delegation and its business partners. Nearly 1,200 Yunnan delegates from 16 cities and…
He Jinmei: Singer of Tibetan

He Jinmei: Singer of Tibetan "Epic of King Gesar"

“Why is your hair half-combed, why is your face half-washed, and why do you have black and white hands?” The 53-year-old He Jinmei was singing…

"Travel in Yunnan" app to be officially released in October

Yunnan will ensure a high-quality on-line operation of “Tour Yunnan with a mobile phone” to be officially launched in October 1, according to news released in a meeting recently held in Xishuangbanna in southern part of the province. On August 27th, when the app "Travel in Yunnan"…
Photo news

Photo news

Yunnan Province is vigorously developing its leisure and health industries, while also augmenting the “migrant bird” tourism and the retirement…

China provides a variety of development opportunities for Africa

“More than 1.3 billion Chinese people, together with more than 1.2 billion African people, are pursuing a shared future. We respect Africa, love Africa and support Africa. We follow a “five-no” approach in our relations with Africa. This policy includes: no interference in African…
Bangladesh-China youth camp kicks off in Kunming

Bangladesh-China youth camp kicks off in Kunming

On September 4th, the opening ceremony of the 2018 Bangladesh-China Youth Camp was held in Kunming. The 158 campers were divided into four groups: the…

Copyright © All right reserved.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman

Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Editor : M. Shamsur Rahman
Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

Disclaimer & Privacy Policy
....................................................
About Us
....................................................
Contact Us
....................................................
Advertisement
....................................................
Subscription

Powered by : Frog Hosting