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祭敖包 (Obo Festival) – Introduction Posted May 7, 2013 by Chinavine

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Inner Mongolian Obo Festival – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted May 7, 2013 by Chinavine

Sacrificing for obo is an ancient Mongolian ritual. “Obo” is a heap of stones or wood piled up on top of mountain or in highlands. Mongolians believe in Shamanism as well as Animism – that everything has a spiritual essence. ...

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搏 克 (Mongolian Wrestling) – Introduction Posted May 1, 2013 by Chinavine

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Bökh (Mongolian Wrestling) – Introduction Inner Mongolia Posted Apr 30, 2013 by Chinavine

The Mongolian wrestling is called “Bökh”, and the wrestler is called “Bökh Qin”. It is very popular in Inner Mongolia (north of China). Bökh is one of the Mongolian “Three manly skills”, together with horse racing and archery. It is ...

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Chinese New Year 2013 – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 10, 2013 by Chinavine

Chinese New Year is considered one of the most important traditional holidays in China. Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. The festivities last for fifteen days between the first date of the lunar calendar and the ...

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Paper Funeral Figures – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Sep 11, 2012 by Chinavine

Funeral customs of the Caoxian, Shandong Province.Paper Opera Figures are made for use during the funeral opera. They are later burned in order for the deceased to move safely into the next world.

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Zhonghe Festival – Introduction Shandong Province Posted Feb 21, 2011 by Chinavine

March 9, 2008 We traveled down bumpy dirt roads, past wide fields. I wonder how our big van is going to make it. On the way to our destination, Terry explains that the market we are going to is held ...

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Confucius – Celebration of Confucius Qufu City, Shandong Province Posted Feb 14, 2011 by Falisha Finke Sachon

The birthplace of Confucius, present day Shandong Province, is now the primary place where followers and tourists visit to pay their respects to Confucius. The State of Luo is where Confucius was born and died and therefore many individuals travel ...

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Sister Meal Festival – Silver Craft & Embroidery Guizhou Province Posted Dec 20, 2010 by Chinavine

Chinese Folk Art by Yang Xianrang and Yang Yang Women who use colors and symbolism to express sentiments such as love, hope, protection of children, and happiness traditionally create Chinese folk embroidery. Among the Miao, who use embroidery to record ...

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

On the door, many Chinese would put on red paper with calligraphy. Many people like to have “Wen Wu” on their doors which means literacy/scholar and hero/physically strong.

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