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Lushengs festival in Linlang

Winter is the time for the great Lushengs festivals, which are not necessarily held every year, but probably every two years. One of the biggest Lushengs festivals is currently held in Linlang near Danian.   Couleurs de Chine financed a lushengs pavilion in Linlang a few years ago

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The glutinous rice season 1 episode 3

The original vegetation There is almost no landscape left reflecting the vegetation of the subtropical mountain forest in the Danian region. The human mark has completely changed the landscape, but there are still a few scattered elements in the vicinity of villages and hamlets. You can find 锥栗属 (Castanopsis, an evergreen shrub of the Fagaceae…

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The glutinous rice Season 1 episode 2

Before looking at the cultivation of glutinous rice, it is important to consider the geological and climatic particularities of the Danian region. Geology The region of Danian, at the extreme north-west of Guangxi province and on the border with Guizhou, is characterised mainly by sedimentary rocks (sandstone, shale, limestone) which, as a result of erosion…
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Honey for autumn

In Miao Region, the villagers produce a very special honey in the traditional way. This honey comes from the Douglas pines, which are omnipresent in the region. This honey has the characteristic of not being produced from flower pollen (these are in too small quantities), but from a juice called “Honeydew”. This juice is a…

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The Glutinous Rice Season 1 episode 1

For those who were lucky enough to visit Danian, they were able to discover that the so-called glutinous rice variety has an important place in local life. This cereal was initially and essentially cultivated for hundreds of years before being gradually supplanted by the hybrid rice with a higher yield. But its gustatory and dietary…

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THE ORIGINAL LEGEND OF THE METAMORPHOSIS

As every month, here is our cultural minute where we make you discover and enjoy the lives of the Miao, Yao and Dong minorities. In their culture, there is a legend telling of the appearance of the first man. It is the original legend of the metamorphosis: “A long, long time ago, a whirlwind wrapped…

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Les Miao, princes des rizières (partie 1)

Comme chaque mois, voici notre minute culturelle où nous vous faisons découvrir et aimer la vie des minorités Miao, Yao et Dong. Ce mois-ci, nous vous faisons découvrir une première approche des Miao et leur culture du riz. La Moisson du riz est une période cruciale pour les Miao. On ne peut que constater combien…

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THE MINORITY AND THE ART OF EMBROIDERY

As every month, here is our cultural minute where we will make you discover and enjoy the lives of the Miao Dong and Yao minorities. This month, we are honouring the embroideries they make. Embroidery is certainly one of the essential elements of the culture of minorities in southern China. Indeed, it is thanks to…

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