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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Amazing Xinjiang: Creative design in Kashgar’s Old City” – below is their description.
For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-12/Amazing-Xinjiang-Creative-design-in-Kashgar-s-Old-City-UwJ9bADe9O/index.html Typical tourist souvenirs from Xinjiang include dried fruits or Uygur Doppa hats. In the eyes of a local vintage store owner in Kashgar’s Old City, however, that’s a symbol of local culture. CGTN’s Zhang Meng spoke with Mewl Tura to find out how he has devoted himself to spreading traditional culture in a modern way.CGTN YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Xinjiang
Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.