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CGTN published this video item, entitled “Meet the leather artist from Urumqi” – below is their description.
Meng Lulu is a leather artist from the city of Urumqi, capital of China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Meng says she has learned so much about Xinjiang’s ethnic culture, which is a treasure trove, from her work.
This is one of many stories in CGTN’s exclusive documentary “Beyond the Mountains: Life in Xinjiang.” Watch the full documentary here:
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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.