Practicing Muslim population from northwestern China, Xinjiang Province Turkic speaking people China accuses the Uighurs of building unrest in the western region of Xinjiang Rights groups say thousands have been killed or imprisoned in China's crackdown on the Uighurs' separatist actions.
Turkic speaking people
China accuses the Uighurs of building unrest in the western region of Xinjiang
Rights groups say thousands have been killed or imprisoned in China's crackdown on the Uighurs' separatist actions.Uighurshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdO5ZKEc-S8
(“Capital City Opera”)
Vocal quality is quite distinctive and uses a different aesthetic for beauty than that of the West
Timbre is challenging to newcomers
Everyone is easily drawn to the visual brilliance, the make-up and painted faces, and the acrobatic stage action.First introductions
His own museum in Beijing, was
his former home
Civil and Military
Civil is led by the short bamboo fiddle called jinghu
Military is led by the loud double-reed called suonaInstruments of Jingju:Combination of melodic and percussive instruments
Ladies & Gentlemen, Welcome to Mongolia!
Arrival in Mongolia
Diet is primarily meat, with some dairy products. Vegetables and fruit are
very rare because they have no gardens.
Fermented horse milk (airag) is a national drink
“A popular way of cooking meat is putting hot rocks in a large container, adding mutton and some water, and closing it tightly for several hours. The meat, served in large chunks, gets very tender. The fat, which is drunk hot while it is still liquid is for the real mutton fan only... This is the real Mongolian barbeque, a far cry from the so-called Mongolian grill restaurants that have spring up in the west” (Blue Peak Travel).
131 feet tall, 250 tons of stainless steel, on a Mongolian steppe: visitors
can come out between his legs onto the observation deck on his horse’s head
Since Mongolia overthrew Communism in 1990, Ghengis Khan has returned as a hero in his own land.
“The khan’s bearded visage graces cans of energy drinks, vodka bottles and cigarette packs, as well as the money to pay for those goods” (NY Times).Ghengis Khan