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  • Kunming Folk Diaozi (Tune)

    Kunming Diaozi is a kind of folk artistic performance very popular in the daily life of Kunming locals. ...

  • Kunming Huadeng Opera

    It is a local type of opera in Kunming that began to be introduced to Kunming during the middle of Qianlong Period of the Qing Dynasty. ...

  • Temple Fairs

    There were 10 plus temple fairs in ancient Kunming, and the major current temple fairs include those in Golden Temple and Mount Xishan....

  • Camellia and Verses

    The climate of Kunming is suitable for the growth of camellia and camellia verses have become a component of Yunnan culture including Kunming....

  • Guandu Temple Fair

    The temple fair takes place during the Chinese New Year Festival and is one of the major temple fairs in Kunming....

  • The Lengthened Couplet of Daguan Pavilion

    The lengthened couplet of Daguan Pavilion was written by Sun Ranweng depicting the history of Yunnan and the landscapes around the Dianchi Lake....

  • Legend of Dianchi Lake

    As the largest plateau fresh-water in Yunnan Province, the Dianchi Lake also has a folk story that deserves to be known about. ...

  • Jinbi Brilliance

    It is one of the former Eight Scenic Spots of Kunming, telling about a special phenomenon about the Golden Horse and Jade Rooster archways in the downtown....

  • The Legend of Yi Ethnic Torch Festival

    As a traditional festival of some ethnic groups of Yunnan, the Torch Festival in Shilin of Kunming has a different legend....

  • Legends of Jinma and Biji

    Why are the Jade Rooster and Golden Horse archways the traditional landmarks of Kunming? The story will tell you!...