Coral House in Xuwen, Guangzhou Province

January 28, 2015 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit 2 Comments

1 As Xuwen is a county located near the sea, people living here have created a special kind of house, which is made of coral rock. The Coral house not only has aesthetic value but also is comfortable for living. But now, as coral becomes rare, the local residents begin to

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Snatching the Big “Firework”

January 22, 2015 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

(6) Every year on the 27th day of the second lunar month, people in Tangbei village, Guangxi Province hold a sacrificial event of “Snatching the Big Firework” in the front of a local shrine.  The event is held to the memory of one of their ancestors who prevented the farmland from

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A Special Sacrificial Dance in Qinghai Province, China

January 20, 2015 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

8 “Tiao Wu Tu” is a special dance perforemed during the sacrificial ceremony by Tu Nationality in Qinghai Province, China. “Wu Tu” means Tiger in Mandarin. Local people worship tiger by their reglion. Every November 20th in Lunar Calendar, the local people will make up and dress themselves as tigers and dance

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A Peculiar Custom Praying for A Growing Family

September 04, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

10 Photographer: Hu Jianwen “Beating” the newly-married with a club is a custom of over 500 years in a an area of Fujian Provice, China. Every lunar year on the eleventh day of the first month , the local people will hold a rite to  practice this custom. An elder man will

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Costume of Changjiao(Long Horn) Miao People

August 28, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

9 Photographer:             Women of Changjiao Miao minority are characterized by wearing a wooden long horn in their hair. It is said that this is to honor the soul of the leader of Miao minority. In old times, both men and women wore the long horn,

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Weaving by Li People in Hainan Province, China

August 15, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

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Traditional Paper-making Technology

August 14, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

5 Place: Puer City, Yunnan Province, China Photographer:             This paper-making workshop still uses the traditional way to make paper. In every spring and winter, the workers are busy with collecting bamboos from the mountains to make preparation for the paper-making.  The bamboo needs to be

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Zhou Tiehuai and His Pottery Kiln

August 08, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

12 Place: Weinan County, Shaanxi Province, China Photographer:  

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Daliangjiang, An Ancient Village in Hebei Province, China

August 01, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

1 Top 10 post of April 2014 in CFPA BBS Photographer:

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HPA2011 The Majestic Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque

June 17, 2014 - Editor’s Choice - Post by: WfpaEdit No Comments

The Majestic Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque-4 The majestic Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Mosque is the most imposing religious and national landmark in Abu Dhabi. It is named after Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founder and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, who is also buried there. It is built from

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