TRAVEL&Culture
Iced snacks offered to animals to ward off summer heat
Lifestyle
Iced snacks were offered on August 2 to animals at the Kunming-based Yunnan Wildlife Park to ward off summer heat. Many of the wild animals at the park came from Africa, such as raccoons and giraffes.
Trip to mysterious western Yunnan Province- Hiking in a tropical rainforest
Where to
Two grils are now entering the territory of Nabang and they are heading to the direction to the tropical forest.
Another “Mushroom King” spotted in Jingdong again
Lifestyle
Another huge wild boletus was found in the same garden of Jingdong Yi Autonomous County in southwest Yunnan’s Pu’er City again on July 23.
Toucans seen in tropical forest of Dehong
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The rare animal, toucans, were seen in the tropical forest in Yingjiang County, southwest Yunnan’s Dehong Dai & Jingbo Autonomous Prefecture on July 29.
Artwork exhibition opens in Mile
Lifestyle
The artwork exhibition kicked off in Int’l art center of Dong Feng Yun Art Village in Mile City, south Yunnan’s Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture on July 23.
Two century-old bakeries in Kunming
Flavor
As a celebrated Chinese city with a history of 2,400 years, Kunming is home to a diversity of century-old stores. Here are two traditional bakeries in the spring city. Jiqingxiang roughly means auspiciousness in the Chinese language.
Flower blossom becomes hot spot in Pu’er
Sights
In July, coreopsis and galsang flower entered the blossom period in southwest Yunnan’s Pu’er City.
Seven Hillside Hotels constructed in Pu’er
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Situated in the southwest of Yunnan, Pu’er City has built 7 hillside hotels since March, and is estimated to build 51 more.
Highway tunnel decorated by landscape paintings
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The Laoying tunnel on the Baoshan-Lushui highway in west Yunnan province was recently decorated by landscape paintings that feature blue sky and dreamy clouds.
Lahu Gourd Art Exhibition financed by National Art Fund
Craft
Recently, “Lahu Gourd Art Exhibition” in Lancang County, south Yunnan’s Pu 'er city, has been chosen to the list of “Annual National Art Funding Projects in 2020", becoming a new program promoted by national art fund.
Chalime presents eco-beauty of Yongren county
Sights
The village is traditionally a settlement of the Yi ethnic group, who impressed their guests with the dazzling embroidery pieces.
Spend the coolest summer vacation in Tibetan hotels of Shangri-La
Where to
When it comes to Tibetan style hotels, Songtsam series hotels are definitely a good choice for visitors. Let’s walk into Songtsam, walk into nature and spend the coolest summer vacation.
A village in Yunnan blossoms with art
Lifestyle
"I was attracted by the beautiful natural environment and the climate. As an artist, I came up with the idea of drawing creative pictures on the white walls of the houses," Sun said.
Yunnan: south of colorful clouds
Sights
Yunnan is famous for its vast sky and colorful clouds. That’s why it is hailed as “ The south of colorful clouds”. Every summer, Wechat moments will post photos the sky with many colorful clouds.
When wild mushrooms encounter Yunnan spiciness
Flavor
In Shidian County, west Yunnan’s Baoshan City, locals like to cook different kinds of wild mushrooms with pickles and spiciness, creating a gourmet food with nostalgia.
Bai women in Binchuan stick to embroidery tradition
Craft
The embroidery of Bai ethnic group has a long history, and the art is widely seen on ethnic costumes, wallets, insoles, embroidered shoes, tapestries, decorations and so on.
Mt. Changchong favored by Kunming residents
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Starting on June 16, residents in Kunming have gradually shifted their interest in mountain-climbing to Mt. Changchong that extends for tens of miles in the northern suburb of the spring city.
Dongba paper: A piece full of cultural implications
Craft
Beginning with material gathering, there are around ten strict steps to follow in the paper making. It is such steps that made the worm-proof, water-proof and enduring, that is, staying intact for millennium.
Guests from afar enjoy music tour in Shilin
Lifestyle
Huang Hai, a music teacher at the No. 1 Middle School of Shilin Yi Autonomous County, said the best way to introduce Stone Forest to more people was through music.
Lijiang is cradle of Dongba culture
Craft
On Guangyi Street of Lijiang Old Town stands a Naxi Hieroglyphic Art Gallery whose curator, He Runyan, is an authentic Naxi people. He has been inheriting and spreading the Dongba Culture for 30 years.
Azheke plan motivates heritage folks to value Hani tradition
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Now, Azheke hag grown to be a living museum displaying the Hani people's traditional mushroom-shaped huts consisting of mud and wood with straw roofs, which is known as “Mushroom Village”.
Big box office win expected for
Lifestyle
"Chinese Doctors," a film based on real-life events in China's battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, continues its robust ticket sales growth as the summer box office starts to heat up in China.
Lijiang offers cool summer tours
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Apart from air conditioning, watermelons and cold drinks, where can you go to stay cool in the heat of summer? Lijiang, northwest Yunnan, which has been listed as one of the world's top cities to avoid summer heat in 2020, is a great place to stay cool in summer.
The taste of summer in Mengzi
Flavor
What’s the taste of summer? For Mengzi City, south Yunnan’s Honghe Hani & Yi Autonomous Prefecture, the taste of summer times is cool, sweet and sour.
70-year-old woman acquires two bachelor's degrees of art for deep affection for painting
Lifestyle
Though only receiving primary school education as a child, Xu, 70, a native of Zhujing town in Shanghai's Jinshan District, graduated from the China Academy of Art (CAA) in June with the two art degrees.
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