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Food and Drink of Inner Mongolia – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted May 25, 2014 by Chinavine

In June & July 2013, ChinaVine collected information on Inner Mongolian ways of life. Included in this research trip was an abundance of time with Inner Mongolia staples such as milk tea, cheese, yogurt, and boiled lamb. The photos in ...

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Night Markets and Barbecue – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Oct 29, 2013 by Chinavine

Aromas of charcoal, star anise, clove, cinnamon, and pepper float through the air. Along the street, dozens of vendors have towed in their grills by bicycle to set up an assortment of food and beverages. The most common consumers of ...

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Chinese Toasting – Introduction Posted Oct 19, 2013 by Chinavine

Chinese Toasting In China, it is usually the host who sits at the head of the round table facing the door. This is the most important position. He or she announces that the dinner begins. The person sitting to the ...

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Inner Mongolia Posted Jul 24, 2013 by Chinavine

Genghis Kahn (1206-1227; known as Chinggis Khan in China) was the emperor of what would become the largest empire in history not long after he died. He accomplished this by uniting nomadic tribes in the northeast, and overtaking much of ...

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那达慕 (Traditional Mongolian Festival) – Introduction Posted Jun 11, 2013 by Chinavine

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Nadam: A Traditional Mongolian Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 11, 2013 by Chinavine

Nadam is a traditional Mongolian activity. “Nadam” in Mongolian means “entertainment”, “game”, or “fun”. In early times, Nadam was dedicated to God of heaven and ancestors to plead for blessing, meanwhile, Mongols enjoyed themselves. “Three manly skills”, horse racing, wrestling ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 3: Hu Guo Ci Temple Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted Jun 2, 2013 by Chinavine

The last day of the Rao San Ling festival takes place at Hu Guo Ci temple in Ma Jiuyi village. The temple is over 100 years old, and its purpose is to commemorate the Princess Jingu. During the Cultural Revolution, ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 2: Men’s Community Orchestra Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted Jun 1, 2013 by Chinavine

On May 14, 2012, the Men’s Community Orchestra in Dali, Yunnan, P.R. China allowed the ChinaVine team to document a special performance coinciding with the Rao San Ling festival. The performance took place at the San Sheng Gong temple. Following ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 2: Er He Ci Temple Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted Jun 1, 2013 by Chinavine

The pilgrimage continues on the second day of Rao San Ling to Er He Ci temple in He Yi Cheng village. The temple’s courtyard is filled with altars, offerings, and groups of the Bai community chanting in prayer. The temple ...

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Rao San Ling – Rao San Ling Day 1: Sheng Yuan Temple Dali City, Yunnan Province Posted May 31, 2013 by Chinavine

The Rao San Ling festival began on May 13th, 2012 at Cheng Huang Temple at the South Gate of Dali’s Old Town. Throughout the morning, members of the Bai community participating in prayer, chants, singing, and burned material offerings. Many ...

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