Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

• The photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Verdant paddy fields on steep mountain terraces, valleys, dotted with houses with traditional roofs, bright outfits locals - the photo project about the life of national minorities in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture of China. Now here, in the south-west of the country, is home to about 4 million people. About half of them - representatives of the Miao, another 30% - tung.

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

The village of Zhaoxing known Dunskiy traditional buildings: bridges, wind and rain and the five Drum Tower

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Twilight above the river Vuyang in Zhenyuan, Qiandongnan Miao-Dunskiy SA, Guizhou Province, China

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Terraced fields on the mountain Leygunshan in Qiandongnan

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Music Festival Lusheng. Miao girls in costumes adorned with silver Lusheng dance to the sounds (wind instrument made of bamboo, in whose honor and named the festival). Also at this time there are horse races, bull fights and fights birds

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

The wooden pagoda in Dong village Huangang

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Rice terraces in the village Dunskiy

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Night Zhaoxing

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

A participant of a large choir. Grand Choir duntsev Liping county - a candidate for inclusion in the UNESCO list of intangible heritage. This is a unique polyphonic singing without musical accompaniment and conductor. Choir members are trained from an early age by a strict program. This tradition more than 2,500 years

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

tung Women used to carry heavy loads thin trunks of trees

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Traditional bridge in the village Tunguan Lipinski County

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

The Festival Caigetang. People nationality tung so worship the gods and pray for the harvest and the well-being of humans and animals

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Who will perepoet

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

In the Miao and Dong has a long tradition of education and training songbirds

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Every year in the village of Miao Tszyaobang celebrate dogs. People dressed dogs in human clothes and paraded through the streets in a palanquin. Thus, they are grateful for the fact that once upon a time, when the first inhabitants of the village came close to dying of thirst, they were rescued by a dog, which led them to a water source

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Dragon Dance at the Lantern Festival in Taytszyan District. Dragon traditionally symbolizes China's strength and dignity, the Chinese themselves sometimes refer to themselves as "descendants of the dragon." It is believed that the dragon brings people luck

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Miao celebrate the New Year

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Children tung at the New Year festival Taiguanren, February 22, 2018

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

A view of the Miao Village Qiandongnan

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Gayaguo Festival in the village of Datang precedes spring plowing. One of the fun of the festival - the battle for pheasant

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Trophy Gayaguo Festival - Pheasant

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

wrestling among children tung

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Aerial view of terraced fields in the area Kongyan

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

An Evening in Zhenyuan

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Lusheng Festival

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Most Miao village in Guizhou, there are about 1000 families

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Thousands of spectators are waiting for the start of the bullfight. Kongyan

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

36 animals from the surrounding villages to participate in the bullfight

Photo project about the life of China's national minorities

Type in the window in the village of Miao in Guizhou Province