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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: 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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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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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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AAD 252 Insole Embroidery Posted Mar 3, 2013 by 0

The tradition of insole embroidery in China has long been a part of the norm for their culture. The skills are passed down from generation to generation through teaching the process. Whether the designs are sewed with silk or cotton, ...

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AAD 252 Posted Mar 3, 2013 by shodges

It was very interesting to read about how intricate the soles are of some of the shoes being made in China. The soles are all hand crafted with silk being sewn into different designs that represent different things such as ...

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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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