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Romantic festival on the beach

LIVING in areas close to the ocean, it is hardly surprising that the Jing ethnic group has developed a culture based around fishing. With a population of 28,199, the Jing mainly live in the vicinity of ...

April 19, 2015, Sunday


Ancient homes from home

HUIGUAN, which literally mean “assembly hall,” were originally guild halls for traders or a meeting hall for fellow provincials or townsmen away from home. Such halls first appeared in the early years ...

April 12, 2015, Sunday


Honest scholar on the threshold of being executed

EDITOR’S note: Every Chinese family name has its own cultural origin that can be traced back thousands of years. In this column, Shanghai Daily introduces the biggest Chinese family names and their histories. ...

April 12, 2015, Sunday


Dancing for the ‘Fairy Maiden’

Though widely acknowledged as a single ethnic group in China there is diversity within the Nu people, including their origin, language and religion....

April 5, 2015, Sunday


Dynastic connections make Yang a regal surname

EDITOR’S note: Every Chinese family name has its own cultural origin that can be traced back thousands of years. In this column, Shanghai Daily introduces the biggest Chinese family names and their histories. ...

March 29, 2015, Sunday


Shuyuan designs show beauty of simplicity

SHUYUAN, or the academy of classic learning, represents a special genre in ancient Chinese architecture. It has long been cherished by Chinese scholars and architects as a rare gem for its distinctive ...

March 29, 2015, Sunday


Fierce hunters from the north

EWENKIS people are often hunters who have traditionally lived in the mountains. ...

March 22, 2015, Sunday


Providing a connection through history

ANCIENT Chinese began building suspension bridges more than 2,500 years ago. At first they used wicker, bamboo or yak skins to build such structures to sling across chasms in mountainous areas. Few historical ...

March 15, 2015, Sunday


Origins in legendary emperor and 3 kingdoms

THREE Han kingdoms that once thrived in China provide the foundation of this Han family name, while some minority groups have also adopted the name. There are an estimated 7.6 million people surnamed ...

March 15, 2015, Sunday


Pumi keep old traditions alive

THE Pumi ethnic group are known mostly as farmers who live in the southwest of China. ...

March 8, 2015, Sunday


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