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Inner Mongolia: Camel Herding – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 22, 2014 by Chinavine

Animals and livestock are an essential component of traditional and contemporary Mongolian culture. The following set of photos and video exemplifies a homestead near East Ujimqin that still continues these practices.  

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Mongolian Calligraphy: Chao Luo Meng (Colmon) 朝洛蒙: 书法 – Introduction Posted Jun 8, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 4th, 2014, the ChinaVine team visited Chao Luo Meng (Colmon) at his office in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, in the People’s Republic of China. Colmon is the Mongolian spelling of his name. The purpose of our visit was to ...

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Xige Xia – Letters from Far Away (Project 3) Posted Jun 15, 2013 by Chinavine

Material: Color ink painting on rice papers The Chan (Zen) in Chinese calligraphy inspired me in this project. The three ways of writing I used are the foundational motions in calligraphy art. They may seem simplistic but there are many ...

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A General Letter for Teachers and Administrators Posted Apr 3, 2013 by Jonathan

Dear Administrators and Teachers: Teachers in school districts are incorporating ChinaVine, an online multi-media exploration of China’s cultural heritage in their classrooms. Scholars, graduate students and undergraduates contributing to ChinaVine are associated with fields of folklore, art, the humanities education, ...

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AAD 252-Insole embroidery Posted Mar 4, 2013 by youyun

After the article on Chinavine, I believe every person wants to feel unique. The best way would be in the shoes design they wear, and thus one might have a unique pair of shoes or inner soles to wear on ...

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Professor Chen Qinjian – Introduction Shanghai Province Posted Jan 26, 2013 by Chinavine

In the follow interview, Professor Chen Qinjian of East China Normal University in Shanghai states, “I have two main contributions to help understand and appreciate China’s cultural heritage. First is the exploration and research on the origin of Chinese culture. ...

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ChinaVine is now on tumblr! Posted Jul 10, 2012 by Emily

ChinaVine is now on tumblr; ChinaVine is now on tumblr! Be sure to follow along here: http://chinavine.tumblr.com/

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Printmaking/Painting: Su Xinping 苏新平 – Cultural Heritage Beijing Province Posted Nov 21, 2011 by Chinavine

Red in Su Xinping’s paintings represents Chinese culture. “The hands which are ubiquitous in the background, guide believers, like the sail of a ship, to brave the wind and the waves. Hands connote numerous meanings to the Chinese, ranging from ...

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Miao Performance at Shilong – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. Their traditional dances and songs represent their village life, love stories, and the natural phenomena. Usually, at the end of the performance, guests are invited to ...

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Miao Performance at Matang – Dance Performance Guizhou Province Posted Sep 21, 2010 by Chinavine

Five to ten dances are presented depending on the weather and the tourism arrangement. In Matang Village, there is a lady who acts as a host to introduce the background of each dance. Their traditional dances and songs represent their ...

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