Making Inroads to a Place Where Time Stands Still (China Daily)
China Daily publishes the latest in its "Lost Horizons" series, in which reporters Hu Yongqi and Li Yingqing travel to Nujiang (怒江) in Yunnan Province (云南省) to learn more about the lives and customs of one of the province's many ethnic minorities, the Derung (独龙族).
Tai Chi Returns to Prominence as Followers Seek Inner Peace (China.Org.CN)
Journalist Wu Jin takes a look at how Beijing's young urbanites are embracing Tai Chi, or taijiquan (太极拳), as a way to seek inner peace and reconnect with traditional Chinese culture.
Songs From the Farmlands Struggle to Survive (China Daily)
He Qingxiang (何清祥) talks about hua'er (花儿), a type of folk song often heard in the Gansu (甘肃省) and Qinghai (青海省) countryside, and his efforts to promote and preserve this traditional art form in modern-day China.
Miao People Celebrate Traditional Festival (China Daily)
Ethnic Miao (苗) in Leishan County (雷山县), Guizhou Province (贵州省), celebrated their traditional New Year and Guzang Festival over the past weekend. The Guzang Festival (鼓藏节), which is held once every 13 years, is a festival in which the Miao people pay respect to their ancestors and celebrate a successful harvest.
The China Heritage Watch News Digest for Saturday 24th November 2012
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