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Chinese traditional folk dance

Dear friends: brought me this is a traditional Chinese folk dance, China is a country with 56 ethnic groups, has a long history and culture, each nation have their traditional dance, do not know whether you and I like also like the dance??!            continue reading

"The elves and the shoemaker" folktale

A new fairy tale fully illustrated, ready to print.     There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest: but still he could not earn enough to live upon; and at last all he had in the world was gone, save just leather enough to make one pair of shoes.Then he cut his leather out, all ready to make up the next day, meaning to rise early in the morning to his work. His conscience was clear and his heart light amidst all his troubles; so he went peaceably to bed, left... continue reading

"The Ugly Duckling": another complete project for art-buyers!

 Just finished and all illustrations approved!A new complete project ready-to-print for art buyers.It's a picture book about the fairy tale "the ugly duckling", a fable for little children in 28 illustrations and a cover. Because traditional tales are always good for childhood, and all parents loves to read a story in the evening, in bed, to make children sleep easy.Art buyers can publish a complete book, or choose just a couple of images for a little project.Others complete illustrated... continue reading

Palekh. RUSSIAN FOLK HANDICRAFT

Palekh miniatureis a Russian folk handicraft of miniature painting, which is done with tempera paints on varnished articles made of papier-mâché (small boxes, cigarette and powder cases etc.). Palekh Russian lacquer art on papier-mâché first appeared in 1923 in the village of Palekh, located in the district of (Ivanovo Oblast), and is based on a long local history of icon painting. This handicraft and style of miniature painting bore different names throughout its development, such as the... continue reading

Internatinal folklore festival 2014

           June 17th to 23rd                                             International folklore festival, which is held for six days regularly at the turn of spring and summer in Frýdek-Místek and its surroundings, is a festival parade, intended for all age groups of enthusiastic musicians, singers and dancers folk music of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia and abroad (Gruzia, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, India and Macedonia).... continue reading

Heavy Horses

As an animal lover, novice horse rider and a “trying to improve photographer”, I visited a local Heavy Horse show with my camera at the ready. There were plenty of horses listed for the many events; Shires, Suffolk, Clydesdale and some breeds I had not heard of; Jutland, Comtois, Percheron and Ardennes. These horses really are gentle giants and very graceful too in the arena despite their size.They may have been used for pulling barges, working the land, pulling carriages or logs but as the... continue reading

IFF Straznice, Czech republic

Hi,today started 65.th International Folklore Festival 2010 in Straznice. It's about traditional culture, dancing and especially fun. Dancers and visitors visit usevery year from all world. This festival have dancers for example from Rapa Nui, Chile or Mexico. Together about 300 foreign dancers and about 30 000 visitors. You could look on programme of festival.So, mayby you visit us if you like folklore ;) continue reading

Enjoy the fun of shooting(Folk Music)

Chinese folk music is an important part of Chinese music,some time ago, I had shot a group of Chinese folk music images.Two models are professional musicians,that is a different shot.They played the Chinese zither and bamboo flute in the studio,As the only audience,I shoot while appreciating the beautiful music,that kind of feeling is really enjoyment.More images here.Chinese music and culture continue reading

first editorial pic on line

in Chinese lanterns festival, I have my first editorial pics on line! continue reading

Introduce period situation

I would like introduce collection of period situation from southeast Moravia, Czech republic. This picture show situations which were in past in Czech republic (rather Moravia). You can see also a periods costumes (or mask) which used to be before Christmas time. Pictures has been taken in The Museum of Southeast Moravia in Strážnice. Everything folk costumes and masks are authentic.The best place to learn about the fertile Slovácko Region and its Christmas customs is in the town of Stráž... continue reading

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