Guizhou is a landlocked province in the southwest and, is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse provinces in China. It is home to 48 ethnic minorities out of China’s 56 ethnic groups. The minorities retain most of their unique customs, are hospitable and warm, and wear their beautiful ethnic clothing. They hold unique traditions, worship their totems, and play intriguing musical instruments. The traditional skills of papermaking and silversmith are still practiced in the area.