Munao Singing Party of Jingpo Ethnic Group

The Munao Singing Party reflects their origin and history of migration.

Lisu Ethnic Group

Within each clan, except for a feeling of kinship, individual households had little economic links with one another. The Lisu people divides a year into ten months, based on their natural calendar.

Water-Splashing Festival

They drench each other in wishes for good luck and a happy new year.

Jingpo Ethnic Group

Jingpo ethnic group shares land with the De'ang, Lisu, Achang and Han people. The Jingpo people are concentrated in the Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture in Yunnan Province in southeastern China. Some of the Jingpo people also live in the Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture.

De'ang Ethnic Group

The De'ang people have their own language, which belongs to the Wa-De'ang branch of the Mon-Khmer Austronesian of the Austroasiatic Phylum. Most De'ang people can speak Chinese and languages of Dai and Jingpo.

Achang Ethnic Group

More than 90 percent of the 27,708 (by 1990) Achangs live in Longchuan, Lianghe and Luxi counties.

Dai Ethnic Group

The Dai ethnic group mainly lives in the Dehong Dai-Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture.

Chinese paper-cut

In 2009, The Chinese paper-cut was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO. Folk papercut craftsmen cut various patterns for wealth and good luck with a knife and some Xuan paper.

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