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Wedding Ceremony of China Tu Nationality

The wedding ceremonies of the Tu people are lively, interest and very characteristic. The whole procedures from proposal and determination of marriage, giving gifts, wedding ceremony, reciprocal banquet and etc. are carried out in song and dance. After entering the husband’s home, the bride is not allowed to enter the room until she walks through […]

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Anzhao Dance in celebrating occasions

Anzhao Dance in celebrating occasions The Tu people concentrate in a square or courtyard to dance Anzhao dance in celebrating occasions. The dance consists of bending forward, shaking hands left and right, turning body, back walking, rotating and other actions.

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Swing on Wheels – China traditional sport

Swing on wheels is a kind of traditional sport loved by the Tu people. After harvest in each autumn, the Tu people make the carriage wheels stand on the wheat-processing ground to sit or swing on them. By now, the carriage wheels for swing on wheels have been changed into ball corona decorated with colorful […]

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Embroidery for Women of China Tu Nationality

Embroidery for women of China Tu Nationality The Tu women are good at embroidering. They beautify the life and decorate themselves with their intelligence and hands.

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Anzhao Dance – China Tu Nationality

The Tu people are good at singing and dancing. In each celebrating festival, they will form a circle in square or courtyard to play Anzhao Dance led by one person and accompanied by beautiful songs. The contents of most songs are about the people’s wish for harvest and pray for happiness.

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Dresses and Adornments of China Tu Nationality

The dresses and adornments of the Tu people are not same in different places. The men mainly wear short clothes accompanied with long ones. All shirts, waist belts, shoes and socks of the young people are decorated with embroideries. The young women wear both long and short clothes in summer. The white shirt is always […]

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Dietary Culture – Tibetan Diet and Cooking

The major food of the Tibetan nationality is glutinous rice cake made through mixing roasted barley flour, butter and milk tea together. Such cakes are characterized of easy making, storing and carrying, good taste, hunger-resisting and rich nutrition. Cow and sheep meats are also their main foods. The Tibetan people always cook such meats to […]

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Tibetan Residence – pastoral on livestock farming

The Tibetan people in the pastoral area mainly live on livestock farming, with cow, sheep and horse as the major living materials. They live in camps made of cow skin, which are very easy for relocation. The Tibetan people in the agricultural area live in wooden single-storey houses, while the Tibetan people in the forest […]

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Tibetan Dresses and Adornments

No matter male or female, all Tibetan people wear robes all the year with long-sleeved silk shirts inside and colorful silk belts tied in waists. Tibetan robes are generally characterized by long sleeve, big front part, wide waist part and no pocket. Tibetan robes are divided into lambskin robes, fur robes and cotton robes. The […]

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Tibetan Dance with beautiful gesture and strong rhythm

Tibetan people are warm-hearted, bold, inhibited and good at singing and dancing. Tibetan dances are featured by beautiful gesture and strong rhythm, among which, step dance, Guozhuang dance, string dance and etc. are the most popular and characteristic ones. The Tibetan people generally dance during pasturing or in holidays to entertain themselves and express their […]

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