When China's Golden Roaster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival held its first international micro film ceremony, in Beijing, on Jan 26, the government of the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region got an "Excellent government contribution" award for its micro film Parents and the Oaks.
The Mongolian 'chor' is multi-part singing sung by just one person. Hoomii, in Mongolian, means larynx.
The instrument has a long history, and it was quite popular with the Mongolian people during the early period of the 13th century.
The sihu, a bowed instrument, is so named because of its four strings and it is commonly found in Inner Mongolia.
Urtin Duu or the 'Long Tune' is a historical Mongolian folk music song dating back to the 7th century AD.
A sacred ritual was held at the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan in Ejin Horo Banner on April 17, gathering hundreds of Mongolian people to worship and pray for favorable weather and family prosperity.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the autonomous region, during which various celebrations are planned to showcase its prosperity and ethnic diversity.