Some photo exhibitions about the Wa

 

Wa ritual. Carrying the wooden drum.

Before to start the annual ceremonies who will the climax with the slauthter of a buffalo, the Wa must go to the forest to choose a new wooden drum to preside over the ceremony. Here there is a nice collection of more than 20 pictures depicting this important Wa ceremony.

http://www.yn.xinhuanet.com/pic/2006/wzjs/index.htm

 

PhotoGéographie - PhotoGeography.- Pierre-Arnaud Chouvy

A good photo exhibition about the Wa in Myanmar, with some introductory texts acompaniyng the pictures.

http://www.pa-chouvy.org/Photos/ASE2004/Photos-Burma-Myanmar-Wa-UWSA-Shan-State-2004.htm

 

The sacred songs and dances of the Wa from Ximeng

http://www.yn.xinhuanet.com/pic/2006/wzgw/index.htm


Some pictures of faces of the Wa

http://www.yn.xinhuanet.com/pic/2007/wzzt/mzfc.htm

 

Productive activities of the Wa

http://www.yn.xinhuanet.com/pic/2007/wzzt/scsh.htm

 

Sacrifice of the buffalo

The ceremony of killing a buffalo, depicted in detail in 17 pictures

http://www.yn.xinhuanet.com/pic/2006/wzbn/index.htm

 

Entering the Wa Mountains, entering Sigangli. Some pictures from the big exhibition of folklore photography.

A nice selection of Wa pictures

http://www.ximeng.gov.cn/wsly/ysxg/2004/3/1080282447_7/index.html

 

Introduction to Sigangli Wa nationality village. Near Ximeng

http://www.ximeng.gov.cn/luyou/index4.htm

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