The Bai people is a minority group that live mostly in Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture of southwest China's Yunnan Province. The word "bai" means "white" in Chinese. For the Bai people, white signifies dignity and high social status and often wear them in clothes. Younger Bai women predominantly wear white clothes embroidered with rich and colorful patterns while the older women mainly dress in blue and black.
About 'Go! Yunnan' series:
Yunnan Province in southwestern China boasts of spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are found in Yunnan. This livestream series will take you on tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in Yunnan and learn about the little-known food, scenery and folk customs. Stay tuned for our upcoming livestreams!
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