Chinese Festival Culture Series-- The Sister Rice Festival

 

Author: Li Song

ISBN: 978-1-84464-430-8

Ebook ISBN: 978-1-84464-431-5

Hardback-191 pages

Feb 28, 2015

English

£48 €59 $80

Description:

The Sister Rice Festival is a big day for Miao people in China and Miao people exchange gifts and bid well-wishes in the festival. This book introduces the origin, dissemination, traditions of the Sister Rice Festival in detail.
Festivals of ethnic minorities in China are less popular in the main towns  but arouse the interests of those who love to explore off the beaten track. This book explores a rich and diverse ethnic festival which is away from the mainstream.
The book tells many epic legends and touching stories behind the festival to make the book more enticing. A routine festival becomes vivid and colorful after being polished by its everlasting tales.
Festivals are a part of China’s history through the centuries. The Chinese Festival Culture Series provides insights into the myriad festivals that are at the heart of China’s diverse culture. Special focus is given to the unique and fascinating festivals of China’s ethnic groups whose festivals are less well known but which offer a valuable contribution to the wealth of China’s folklore..
The book includes illustrations, tables and graphics.The author Li Song is Director of the Institution for Developing Ethnic Folklore and Arts of the Ministry of Culture of People’s Republic of China
The book includes illustrations, tables and graphics.

Contents:
The Long History of Sister Rice Festival
Let’s Go to Sister Rice Festival
My Sister Rice Festival
Objects and Activities of Sister Rice Festival
Cultural Interpretation of Sister Rice Festival 

 

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