Home of Song & Dance

Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is the largest of China's autonomous regions and has abundant natural resources. It has long been known as "a land of song and dance." Singing and dancing are integral parts of the local life and have been around for centuries.


Everyday Life

According to the 2003 census, there were 8,823,500 Uygur residents in Xinjiang. With 45.62 percent of the region’s population they are its largest ethnic group.