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  • Horse racing


    Horse racing is the most exciting game at the Nadam, and anyone can apply to take part in the competition regardless his or her age.

  • Archery on horseback


    Archery on horseback is a traditional sports activity of the Mongols. All people can take part in the competition regardless of the age or sex.

  • Sheep snatching on horseback


    Sheep snatching on horseback is a traditional sport of several ethnic minority groups in Northwest China.

  • Hoomii


    The Mongolian 'chor' is multi-part singing sung by just one person. Hoomii, in Mongolian, means larynx.

  • Mongolian marriage


    If a Mongolian young man takes a liking for a girl, he should entrust a matchmaker to send gifts such as sugar, tea leaves and pastern that symbolize harmony, wetness and prosperity wrapped in a white handkerchief to the girl's home.

  • Nadam fair


    Nadam Fair, meaning 'entertainment,' or 'recreation' in Mongolian, originated in the early days of the 13th century and is a mass traditional Mongolian festival.

  • Sacrificial ceremony to Genghis Khan


    The Genghis Khan mausoleum, located in Erdos City of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, is a consecrate place to sacrifice the historical extraordinary personality Genghis Khan.

  • Whistling meadows


    At 7 am daily, lawyer Kui Jiliang puts on his designer suit to head to work in downtown Beijing. But before that, for about 15 minutes, he practices khoomei, an ancient throat-singing technique of the ethnic Mongolians and Tuvans, in which the vocalist is able to sing in two voices simultaneously.