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Tibet – Cultural Heritage Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

The cultural heritage of Tibet emerged during the seventh century, coinciding with the Tibetan empire (seventh to ninth centuries AD) and the arrival of Buddhism. This is a heritage defined by a shared literature, history, language, religion (Buddhist or Bönpo) ...

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Tibet – Introduction Posted May 19, 2016 by Chinavine

Tibet (Bod in Tibetan (pronounced Po) is geographically and culturally defined by the high elevation Tibetan Plateau. This steppe spans approximately two thousand miles (3,219 km) from east to west and one thousand miles (1,609 km) from north to south. ...

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The Great Wall – Introduction Posted Jul 23, 2014 by Daniel Fandino

Perhaps no other man-made structure on Earth staggers the imagination as the Great Wall of China. Thousands of miles long, the wall was built up over centuries by a succession of Chinese states and dynasties into one of the greatest ...

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Inner Mongolia: Bayan Oboo Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jul 7, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 9th, 2013, the ChinaVine team visited the Bayan Oboo near East Ujimqin, Inner Mongolia to partake in a tradition dating back thousands of years. Ancient Mongolian shamans constructed the Oboo in a time long ago to practice traditional ...

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An Interview with Surna 苏日娜 – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 29, 2014 by Chinavine

Surna is a Ph.D advisor in the Folklore Program at Minzu University of China. Her research focuses on folklore studies of Chinese minority groups, and she has done work in this area for many years. Key points in her talk ...

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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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Inner Mongolia: A Day in the Life – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 14, 2014 by Chinavine

After traveling from Beijing to Hohhot, Batou, Ordos, and Xilinhot, the ChinaVine team arrived in East Ujimqin in Inner Mongolia. During our stay in this small, relatively remote town, we experienced a brief glimpse into a day in the life ...

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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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Saran’s Tailor Shop – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Jun 1, 2014 by Chinavine

On July 3rd, 2013, the ChinaVine team visited Saran’s tailoring shop in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia. At the shop, Saran and her employees create beautiful handmade embroidery with local and regional fabrics. With expert knowledge of her craft, Saran works with ...

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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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