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Research Status and Cultural Value of Overseas Yao Ceremonial Paintings

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Jianfu Huang

Guangxi Arts University, Nanning, Guangxi, China.

*Corresponding author: Jianfu Huang


According to the analysis of the general distribution and research status of Yao ceremonial paintings in Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada, France and other places, this paper explains the cultural functions of overseas Yao ceremonial paintings. It is believed that the ceremonial painting was an important carrier of cultural memory and cultural identity of overseas Yao people. The artistic characteristics and cultural connotation of Yao ritual painting are the most prominent among Yao folk art. The religious beliefs and ideas contained in Yao ritual paintings provide valuable evidence for us to study Yao traditional culture and its connotation. The collection of overseas Yao ritual paintings is also the material carrier of overseas Yao cultural historical memory, religious belief, national emotion maintenance and cultural identity. The Yao sacrificial paintings record the legend of Pan Wang, Long drum, Ox horn, and the historical legend and story of Yao crossing the sea. This study finds that the collection of ritual paintings overseas is not only helpful to explore the life, customs, religious beliefs and other national cultures of the Yao people overseas, but also helpful to explore the changes of the traditional culture of the Yao people overseas.


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Research Status and Cultural Value of Overseas Yao Ceremonial Paintings

How to cite this paper: Jianfu Huang. (2023) Research Status and Cultural Value of Overseas Yao Ceremonial Paintings. Journal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science7(8), 1636-1642.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2023.08.029

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