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Fo Tiao Qiang (Buddha Jumps over the Wall)

With more than 100 years history, Fo Tiao Qiang is a traditional Min Cuisine recipe. It is said to have been created by the wife of a Fuzhou official, who in 1876 was entertaining an important member of the Fujian Government in his home. His wife, who was an excellent cook placed chicken, duck, pork [...]

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Mount Xumi Grottoes

Mount Xumi Grottoes are located on the eastern slope of the mountain about 60 kilometers north west of Guyuan County, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. The ideal geographical position of the mountain has a close bearing on the building of the grottoes. The areas used to be a key passage on the ancient Silk Road between [...]

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Holy Mission to Carry Forward Tibetan Thangka

"I treat my students as my own children and teach them how to paint thangka for free, I think it’ s my destiny to carry forward this Tibetan traditional art form," said Tibetan thangka painter Norbu Sida."I hope more and more youngsters could fall in love with it," he added. Norbu Sida who was born [...]

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