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The Single-stringed Instrument
September 22,2017   By:CRI Online
Jing is the only marine ethnic minority in China. People of Jing ethnic minority live on three islands to the south of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, facing Vietnam across the sea. The single-stringed instrument, also called one-stringed instrument, is an ancient instrument invented by Jing people. It originated in China and was also popular in Southeast Asian countries such as Myanmar and Vietnam later. The inheritance of this instrument has faced great challenges. But the good thing is that more and more people have taken interest in learning to play it to protect the Jing culture.     

        独弦琴:古老的传承,匠心的坚守
 
        京族是中国少数民族中唯一的海洋民族,世代生活在中国广西南部东兴市与越南隔海相望的三个岛上。京族古老的民间乐器——独弦琴,又称一弦琴,起源于中国,后流传至缅甸、越南等东南亚国家,如今面临着严峻的传承问题。京族人民热爱音乐,越来越多的人加入到保护和传承独弦琴技艺和京族文化的行列中来。