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Drum dance injects vitality into development of Yunnan’s Jino villages

Updated:2019-06-11 17:53:43   Yunnan Gateway

Jino people mainly live in Jinghong City, southwest Yunnan’s Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture. They have colorful customs, and drum dance is an art form of them. Containing cultural and historical elements of Jino People, the art form has been included in the list of national intangible cultural heritage.

As tourism has been developed in Jino villages in recent years, the drum dance performances impressed thousands of tourists, which helped increase employment opportunities and inject vitality into the local development. 

(Text and photos by Yang Zongyou; trans-editing by Li Hengqiang)

Keywords:   Drum dance Jino villages