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  • Beauty and diversity of Inner Mongolian music

    2017-04-19

    Many people picture a horse head fiddle and classic melodies, such as Hong Yan, when they think of Inner Mongolian music. The instruments used and music played have a strong nomadic style, which is always a gift to listen to.

  • Five traditional Inner Mongolian dances and their history

    2017-04-28

    Inner Mongolian people love dancing and singing and have created many kinds of dances. As an important cultural heritage, these dances are famous for their vigorous body movements or sacred religious meaning.

  • Sacrificial ceremony to Hasar Khan

    2015-10-30

    Hasar Memorial Hall, located at the foot of Shaorong Mountain, is considered to be a consecrated sacrificial site. Sacrificial offerings at hall are dedicated to the extraordinary character of Hasar Khan.

  • Baotou dough modeling

    2015-10-29

    Baotou dough modeling is listed among the city’s intangible cultural heritage items in June 2012.

  • Errentai Opera in Baotou

    2015-10-29

    Errentai Opera is a traditional Chinese folk opera from Shanxi province which was developed in the west Inner Mongolia autonomous region, Shanxi, Shaanxi and Hebei provinces.

  • Marriage customs in Baotou

    2015-10-29

    Marriage customs in Baotou combine ethnic culture, unique folk customs and melodious singing and dancing with hilarious activities. It embodies the diligence, courage and intelligence of Inner Mongolians.

  • Sugar-blowing sculpture

    2015-10-29

    Sugar-blowing sculpture is a traditional handicraft long popular all over China, especially in Tianmen city and Mianyang city (present-day Xiantao city) of Central China’s Hubei province.

  • Matouqin music

    2015-05-11

    The instrument has a long history, and it was quite popular with the Mongolian people during the early period of the 13th century.

  • Sihu music

    2015-05-11

    The sihu, a bowed instrument, is so named because of its four strings and it is commonly found in Inner Mongolia.