History and Folk Culture of the Mongolians

Mongolians live mainly in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region though some are distributed in Xinjiang, Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Gansu and Qinghai provinces. Others are scattered in Sichuan, Ningxia, Yunnan and Beijing.


Mongolian Marriage Customs

When a young Mongolian man wishes to marry a young woman, he asks a matchmaker to send her sugar, tea leaves and pastern to her wrapped in a white handkerchief, symbolizing harmony, wetness, and prosperity.


Flourishing Cultural Undertaking of Inner Mongolia

The vast grassland of Inner Mongolia not only overflows with natural resources, but cultural ones as well. The region is home to minority cultures including those of the Mongolians, the Ewenki, Oroqen, and Daur.


Mongolian People's Life

Milk and meat are staple foods at all three of the daily meals Mongolians customarily eat.And,Mongolians generally wear blue or black clothes.


Main Customs of the Mongolian People

Mongolians grow up on horseback. and love to show off their horsemanship, archery, and wrestling skills.In pastoral areas, beef, mutton and dairy products are the staple food, while in the farming areas, people like to eat grain. Tea is indispensable. Dried cow dung is a common cooking fuel.