Go! Yunnan: Meet the last facial tattooed women of the Derung people
Updated 14:38, 23-Oct-2020

In the most remote area of southwest China's Yunnan Province, people of the Derung ethnic minority still enjoy the pastoral life – living in harmony with nature. Facial tattooing, part of their traditional culture, is fading, along with the elderly women who display the artwork on their faces. CGTN unveils the unique custom of one of the most mysterious ethnic groups in China.

About 'Go! Yunnan' series:

Yunnan Province in southwest China features spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are found in Yunnan. The "Go! Yunnan" livestream series takes you on a tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in the province for a glimpse of the area's food, scenery and folk customs. Stay tuned for our upcoming livestreams.

On-camera reporter: Xu Jinhui

Video director: Xing Fangyu

Cameramen: Qin Xiaomeng, Li Liang

Audio: Bai Jiangang

Video editor: Yu Yingtian

Copy editor: Vanessa Gu

Production assistants: Zhu Yingming, Yu Wenwen

Producer: Zhang Junfeng

Supervisors: Zhang Shilei, Pang Xinhua