Liuzhou Laowai

Random thoughts on life in Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

Dong Art

A selection of paintings from a recent exhibition of art by the Dong ethnic minority  (侗族) who live in Sanjiang in the north of Liuzhou prefecture.

All captions and explanations are mine, as are any errors.

Liuzhou Museum

Liuzhou Museum

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Dong Village

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Fun

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Paddy Ploughing

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Singing

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Splash

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Hair Washing

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Lusheng Playing

The Lusheng is  a traditional wind instrument played by the Dong and Miao ethnic minorities.

Blindfold Game

Blindfold Game

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Spice Girls

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The Carpenters

The Dong people are known for their wood-working skills.

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Dancing

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Circle Dancing with Lusheng

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Roast Pork

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Serenade

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Drum Tower Music Lesson

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Hats

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Picking Fruit

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Washing Ribbons

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Wooing

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Dong Disco

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Night Fever

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The Master

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Village Ceremony

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Silver Sisters

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By the Bridge

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Fish and Frogs

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Fish and Rice

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Big Band

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Woodwork

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Sticky Rice Cakes

The Chinese character (top left) is  which means good fortune, blessings or happiness.

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Fashion

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Driving Lesson

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Weaving

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Love Story

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Babes in a Basket (with fish)

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Cookin’ Music

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New Year Rituals

Farming

Wind and Rain Bridge and Tourists

Beer Fish

Picking Tea

Home Sweet Home

Community Feast

BBQ

Dinner

Market

Picking Tea by the River

Pounding Grain

Duck and Fish Ponds

Wok and Burner

Makin’ Bacon


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