As a Mongolian, Chao has engaged in Mongolian calligraphy for more than 40 years. He became interested in writing Mongolian characters when he was a student. “I seemed to pay much more attention to the characters at school than others did,” Chao said.
Mu Ren, a Mongolian man, sculpts cattle hides into works of art inspired by the daily lives of people who “live on horses.”
Cha Risu, a Mocchngolian craftsman, has persisted in making Morin Khuur (also known as the horsehead fiddle) for 17 years. He established a Morin Khuur factory in 2000, eleven years before Morin Khuur crafting was inscribed on China’s national intangible cultural heritage list.
What kept Chinese culture flowing for thousands of years?
Single bamboo drifting, a traditional sport of the Dong people in southwestern China’s Guizhou Province.