Friday, August 8, 2008

Zhangjiajie Folk Custom

• Introduction of the Minorities in Zhangjiajie
• Tujia Dancing
• Tujia Brocade
• MV
• Songs

Introduction of the Minorities in Zhangjiajie

The Tujias


There are various stories about the origin of this tribe. But one thing is clear--- the Tujias has a long history. It is a hard-working and brave ethnic group.....

The Bais


The Bais are distributed mainly in Dali, Yunnan Province. They have a grand traditional festival: “Dali March Street” which hold from March 15 to March 30 in lunar calendar.....

The Miaos


The Miaos are distributed mainly in Guizhou, Hunan, Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi and Hainan. They are also among the ancient ethnic groups with a long history......

Tujia Dancing

The Hand- Waving Dance of Tujia Ethnic Grou

The Hand-waving Dance is the most popular ancient dance of the Tujia people. In the past, it was a kind of martial dance and used in fighting with enemy.......

Mao Gu Si Danc


Mao Gu Si means men with a lot of fur in Tujia language. The dance originated from sacrifice ceremony of the ancient Tujia people. It’s the most primitive and roughest type of Tujia Dance.....

Tujia Brocade


The Tujia Brocade was also named Xi Lan Ka Pu, it’s made by hand and has a history of about 2,000 years. It was first used in the imperial palace in Qin and Han Dynasties. In Tujia language “ XiLan” means “ bedcover” and “KaPu” means “flower”. So originally, Xi Lan Ka Pu is a kind of bedcover which brocaded with flowers.

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