Folk Tradition and Customs
Costumes
In the long-term production and life practice, Mongolian people have created lots of patterns with national styles, including flora and fauna patterns with livestock, flowers and birds, natural scenery patterns with mountains, water, clouds and fire, “Wuliji(lucky)” patterns with the contents of luck and good fortune, etc. These folk patterns with life breath of grasslands have different postures in the techniques of expressions. It has too many beautiful things. 


From the different sewing technology of patterns, it can be divided into needle-driving patterns, needle-seizing patterns, needle-disking patterns, embroider patterns, appliqué patterns, flower-digging patterns, and knitting patterns, etc. From the different styles of patterns, it can be divided into Hanan patterns, Aluha patterns, clouding patterns, horning patterns, “Wuliji(lucky)” patterns, flower-bird patterns, dragon-phoenix patterns, landscape patterns, butterfly patterns, character patterns and group-flower patterns, etc. 
Mongolian costumes are gorgeous, beautiful and unique. Jewelry, robe, waistband and boots are four major parts in Mongolian costumes. At every festival and at New Year or in a joyful party or as visiting friends and relatives, Mongolian women often wear jewelry, which is often made by agate, pearl, gem, gold and silver. Robe is loved by all herdsmen no matter young or old. The robe is long and large. The button is designed in the right. The robe has the higher collar. The cuff and surple are often decorated with lace. The male robe mainly is blue brown and female robe is green, red and green. People may wear the single robe and black robe with sheepskin in summer and winter, respectively. The waistband is an essential accessory for the Mongolian robe. It is made by 3-4m of silk fabrics or cotton cloth. Mongolian boots can be divided into leather boots and cloth boots. Mongolian boots have the fine workmanship with the beautiful patterns in the boot upper. The color is often coordinated with the color of the robe. Herdsmen can’t be separated from boots in four seasons, because it can keep out wind and cold, but also is firm and durable. 
Mongolian people who live in Liaoning may not often wear national costumes in their daily life, but Mongolian people will wear colorful and beautiful national costumes in the large-scale festival parties or wedding celebrations for solemnity. 
The Mongolian costumes in Nadam Fair include the robe, waistband, boots and jewelry, etc., but their patterns may be different in diverse areas. Based on the female robe, Mongolian people in Khorchin and Kalaqin areas often wear the large robe to the heel. It has the jag on both sides. Collarband and cuff are often welted with colorful covers. Mongolian people in Xilin Gol Prairie often wear large Mongolian robe with embroider but no jag. Women in Buliyate wear the robe of tunic skirt. The robe worn by women in Erdos can be divided into three pieces. The first one is the underwear with the outside sleeve to the wrist. The second one is the outerwear with the outside sleeve to the elbow. The third one is the waistcoat without collar. It is nailed with the straight and flickering buttons. The robe of Mongolian people in Qinghai area is similar to the Tibetan robe. Besides Qinghai, male costumes have no large difference. The pressed robe is worn in spring and autumn. The single robe is worn in summer. Cotton robe or leather robe is worn in winter. Mongolian people like to wear cloth costumes. They generally wear the clothing with silk fabrics on the edge of brocade in festivals or jubilant parties. 
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Recommended visiting hours: 2.5 hours

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Keshiketeng Stone originally was called as Asihatu Stone Forest Scenic Spot. It is located in the northern mountain of Great Khingan, which has the elevation of 1700m. The stone is spread along the north-east direction of the ridge. With the east-west width of 3km and north-south length of 5.5km, the area is about 15.6 square kilometers. Keshiketeng Stone was commonly influenc...

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