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Miao Performance at Matang – Introduction Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

In Matang Village at the Longchang Town, Kaili City, Guizhou Province, people call called themselves Ge rather than Miao. They are recognized as one of the divisions of Miao in China. With aid from the Chinese government, Matang Village and ...

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Sister Meal Festival – Juizhou Landscape Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

The landscape of Juizhou is made up of pastures of roaming cattle, cultivated farm land, and small hills and river near-by.

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Sister Meal Festival – Juizhou Village Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Juizhou Village is a small village in Southwestern China. It has a village square, with surrounding homes. Most use wood for fire and have no lighting or refrigerator.

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Sister Meal Festival – Juizhou Villagers Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

This video shows pictures of the Juizhou Villagers of all ages.

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Sister Meal Festival – Miao Hospitality Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

The Sister Festival that we visited most likely differs from others because it was partially recreated for our observation and participation. Since we arrived after most of the festivities had ended, the Miao people of Jiuzhou Village graciously performed song ...

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Sister Meal Festival – Festival Activities Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Sister Rice is an important culinary and symbolic element of the festival. The process of creating the brightly-colored rice begins when the young women gather different kinds of leaves, flowers, and grass to make dye. The rice is then placed ...

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Sister Meal Festival – Introduction Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Like the Mountain Ramp Festival, the Sister Meal Festival (also called the “Sisters” or “Sister Rice Festival”) is a way for young Miao men and women to match up for marriage. Although exact dates and customs vary between towns and ...

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Masks: Zhao Yong Qi – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Masks are extraordinarily important within traditional Chinese culture. Although there are various types of masks throughout China, one of their most popular uses involves warding off ghosts and spirits and suppressing evil (Xiaoxiang 89). Opera masks mimic the make-up styles ...

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Masks: Zhao Yong Qi – Gallery Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Zhao Yong Qi’s masks represent Peking Opera characters and are made from clay and paper mache.

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Masks: Zhao Yong Qi – Artist At Work Beijing Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Although he has students to help him, Zhao designs all parts of his masks himself. The masks are based on different Peking Opera styles. Most of the masks are made out of clay, but the ones that are light enough ...

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