The Gorani, meaning Highlanders, is an Islamic ethnic group which inhabits the Gora region, located between Albania, Kosovo and Macedonia.The Gora region comprises Dragaš municipality in Kosovo, Shishtavec municipality in Albania and the area around the Šar Mountains in Macedonia. They are adherents to Islam and have a rich and varied folk culture. They have been claimed by Bosniaks, Serbs, Bulgarians and recently Macedonians, but the general view is that they should be treated as a distinct minority... continue reading
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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
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
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
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
Paper-cutting, are the wealth among China's ancient tradition of a folk art, it has a long history, unique style. Its sub-Shear Technology, engraved, tear and so on, form is derived from the flower of life, birds, fish, insects, and other figures. Today it has been included in the world intangible cultural heritage protection areas.Paper-cut can be used for decorating walls, doors and windows, the HA column, mirrors, lamps and lanterns, but also for the gifts be used for decorative purposes, or... continue reading
First, I must say the truth, because of my poor english, I really don't konw to write what on here, but if I don't do this, my photo maybe will never been arrest attention....En...just introduce this picture, I named white eave and I like this picture very much. The picture made on Dali ancient city where the south of china.This is a kind of eave of Bai People who the local people.I feel this molding is really beautiful, just like a diamond, even it's only a local ordinaryfolk house... continue reading
HuLunbeier grassland covers an area of 250.557 square kilometers,with a totel population of 2.66 million. The Mongolian natiality is the dominant ethic group, and 35 other nationlities,such as Dawoer, Ewenke, Elunchun, Han, Manchu, Russian, etc. live in harmony with them on the grassland. Hunlunbeier is called “green and clean land” because it is relatively free of pollution.This is the Mongolian yurt .No matter which yurt you happen to visit, you will finethat on hesring your... continue reading
Last month i was invited to a folk night show. In romania are lot of folk singers, which go on the mountains too. This folk event was made for the mountains lovers.So, the guests were from the mountaineering association from Romania. Some names of them are known as some of the nailers young folk singers from Romania.So the audience was happy to listen next invitees: Jenica Harju, Titus Constantin, Maria Magdalena Danaila, Band "Om Bun" and others.The Jamboree date was 23 march 2008, and... continue reading
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