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Mongolian culture courses taught in China's Hohhot

(Xinhua)

08:25, May 16, 2012

A student learns to play Morin Khuur, a traditional Mongolian bowed string instrument featuring a horse-head carving at its top, at the Ethnic Experimental School in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, May 14, 2012. A growing number of schools in Inner Mongolia are offering courses on the Morin Khuur. Local educational authorities hope to preserve the Mongolian indigenous culture by introducing a series of such culture-related extracurricular courses to students. (Xinhua/Zhao Tingting)
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