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Laba Festival & Laba Rice Porridge

 

Laba Festival & Laba Rice Porridge

The tradition of eating Laba rice porridge on on this festival started since Song dynasty about 900 years ago.

Genghis Khan the Mongolian Hero

 

Genghis Khan the Mongolian Hero

The man who rose to power with the name Temujin united the Mongolian nomadic tribes in 1204. In 1206 he was given the title Genghis Khan, which means King of Kings.

Inner Mongolia: Naadam Festival

 

Inner Mongolia: Naadam Festival

Mongolian Naadam Festival is the highlight of all these festivals and events that the country holds. It takes place on the 11-12th July annually. The Naadam festival, or eriyn gurvan nadaam, is the biggest festival

The Water Splashing Festival

 

The Water Splashing Festival

The annual Water-Splashing Festival is most important holiday of the Dai people. Held during the sixth month of the Dai calendar, usually falling in the middle of April

Kunqu Opera

 

Kunqu Opera

Kunqu Opera is one of the oldest forms of opera still existing in China, with its origins dating back to the end of the Yuan Dynasty and beginning of Ming Dynasty in Kunshan, a place near Suzhou.

Four Beauties of Ancient China: Wang Zhaojun

 

Four Beauties of Ancient China: Wang Zhaojun

Wang Zhaojun was one of the four China’s ancient beauties. Her beauty not only comes from her appearance but also from her spirit and sacrifices for her country.


 

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