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Hoomii Singer Hugjiltu

2015-10-09 13:51:31

Hugjiltu, 54, is a Chinese singer of Mongolian ethnicity. He learned Hoomii, a Mongolian singing style, by a quirk of fate but has since become a vocal advocate for this part of his ethnic group’s cultural heritage.

Nong Fengmei and Her Esoteric Poya Song Book

2015-10-09 13:48:04

Nong Fengmei, 50, is a farmer and singer of the Zhuang ethnicity from Poya Village, Funing County, Wenshan Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, in the frontier province of Yunnan.

Dainzin Zhoigar: Tibetan Apron Weaver Extraordinaire

2015-10-09 13:40:59

The distinctive Jyaidexiu (a town in Tibet’s Shannan Prefecture) "bangdian" — Tibetan for apron – has a 500-year-long history, and in 2006 was listed as a National Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Fu Yuguang: Inheritor of Manchu Shuobu

2015-10-09 13:23:14

Fu Yuguang, an inheritor named in the fourth round of China’s National Intangible Cultural Heritage Project in 2012 for Manchu Shuobu, was born into a Manchu family in Aihui County of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province in 1933.

Kungfu masters compete atop Emei Mountain

2015-09-16 13:25:09

The grand finale of the fifth International Emei Martial Arts Festival was held at the Gold Summit of the main peak of Emei Mountain of Southwest China's Sichuan province on Sept 15, 2015.

Symbols represent Inner Mongolia’s cultural heritage

2015-07-02 17:20:50

Ten cultural symbols reflecting Inner Mongolia's image, identity and values are being promoted by the Information Office of the Inner Mongolian government.

Shaman dance comes to Chinese stage for the first time

2015-06-16 16:04:16

A stage play about the life and culture of the Ewenki nationality kicked off at the Hulun Buir Grand Theater, and a stage play about the life and culture of the Ewenki nationality, kicked off at the Hulun Buir Grand Theater recently.

A bite of China's intangible cultural heritage

2015-06-12 15:40:26

Chinese cuisine,is a reflection of the distinctive and profound Chinese culture. Some of the food, though ordinary and familiar to us, is listed as the nation'sintangible cultural heritage.

Modern Kunqu: different from a heritage

2015-01-27 15:19:24

Kunqu, one of the earliest genres of drama in China, finds itself in a dilemma as it tries to reinvigorate interest in it in contemporary China.

Spring Festival

2006-11-01 11:12:39

The Spring Festival is the most important festival for the Chinese people and is when all family members get together, just like Christmas in the West.

Mid-Autumn Festival

2006-09-28 19:33:19

The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivals in China. According to the Chinese lunar calendar, the 15th day of the 8th month is the exact middle of autumn

Peking Opera

2006-11-21 15:25:47

Although there are more than 360 ancient local operas in China, Peking Opera is known as China's national opera, despite its comparatively young 200-year history.

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