Shan

shan art perfomance mae hong son 1
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Art Perfomance

Gingala (Bird Dance) This dance is performed at festivals, on important occasions like the welcoming of guests or official foreign visitors, at the end of the Buddhist Lent day, and other traditional celebrations. The artistic performance of the Gingala imitates […]

shan handicraft mae hong son 5
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Handicraft

Thai shirt A Thai woman’s blouse falls to her waist.  The blouse, with sleeves or no sleeves, crosses over from side to side in the front.  There is some thick embroidery or engraving around the neck, on edge of sleeves, […]

shan agriculture mae hong son 5
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Agriculture

The most mountainous region in Thailand is the Mae Hong Son province; it is comprised 90% by high, mature mountains. Though only 10% plains are plains, the primary occupation for most people is agriculture, such as growing rice, garlic, onion, […]

History of the Shan People
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History of the Shan

Shan have already evacuated to Mae Hong Son province for more than a century of years. The evidence has been shown by the elderly Shan tellers, and from study the history of Mae Hong Son province can see that Shan, […]