More than 1,000 years ago, the Zhuang people created the dialect Zhuang characters (local characters), according to the "ancient Zhuang dictionary" statistics about 4,800, Song Fan Chengda "Guihai Yu Heng Zhi" contains: "remote vulgar, Yao sue vouchers, special local customs books, Guilin counties are all the same.
Origin and development
The main origin of Zhuang nat-ionality: Baiyue -Ouluo-Xiouluo-Xio-uluoyue-wuhu-liliao-zhuang-nong-zhuang PreQin period has Zhu-ang people, Ming and Qing Dynasties also known as good people, Tu people, in 1949 collectively known as the Dai, Premier Zhou Enlai in 1965 changed to the Zhuang nationality, has been inherited until now.
The Zhuang people called the ance-stral gods "public" and worsh-ipped the most sincere.
There is no king. It can breathe wind and rain, exorcise gods, enemy robber and protect civilians. The family ancestor. A shrine was set up to worship the ancestors and the gods of the kitchen god.
An overview of the Zhuang Nationality
Zhuang is an indigenous people in south of the Five Ridges. After the establishment of China, it was unified as a "child". In 1965, the State Council approved that the "child" should be changed to "Zhuang".
Culture is a symbol of a na-tion and an important source of nati-onal vitality, creativity and cohe-sion. The Zhuang nationality has a long history and splendid culture, and always promotes its social d-evelopment with its advanced .
Combine the excellent folk cu-lture and local economic char-acteristics with the national culture organ-ically; set up a contingent of folk culture; carry out folk culture education, training and creative p-ractice according to local .
The high efficiency of the new media has realized the global t-ransmission and exchange, show-ing the influence of style on the world, and realizing the individ-ualization and diversity of ethnic minority culture transmission.
The Zhuang people have created Zhuang operas, bronze drums and bronze brocades. Rice culture, st-one shovel culture, dragon mother culture, bronze culture and Hua-shan culture are precious cultural heritage of the Chinese nation.
The Zhuang people like to eat rice, rice gruel, zongzi, Ciba, cakes and other foods, and love sour food. In the mountain area, corn, millet and potato are the staple food. * Zhuang people like to eat pigs, chickens, ducks and fish. Some places like snake meat, fish meat, tofu and so on. Men drink alcohol and entertain guests with wine.
Zhuang women are good at textile and embroidery. Zhuang cloth and brocade are famous for their exquisite patterns and colorful brocades. They are also known for their unique style of batik. Men and Han people are not much different in dress, while women are colorful, especially like to embroider patte-rns on shoes, hats, chest pockets with colorful silk thread, figur-es, birds and beasts, flowers, colorful.
Zhuang nationality's "March three"
On March 3, the Zhuang pe-ople called "Wobupo" or "Wopo", which meant to go outside the p-ool and sing in the fields, also kn-own as "Song Festival" to com-memorate Liu Sanjie. Every year, Zhuang people have regular folk songs gatherings, such as January 15, March 3, April 8, Augu-st 15, etc. Three families make colorful glutinous rice, dye colored eggs, throw embroidered balls, grab fireworks and celebrate the festival.
The traditional housing style of Zhuang Nationality in southwest a-nd northwest parts of Guangxi is "dry column". The dry column is also called wooden building and hanging tower. There are two la-yers of dry floor, usually 3 or 5 op-en rooms. The lower floor is the foot of a wooden building, mosaic of bamboo chips and wooden bo-ards into a wall, which can be used as animal stables, stacking farm tools, sundries, attics and ancillary buildings.