Enhancing Education and Literacy through the Transmission of Tibetan Folk Music Performing Art in Qinghai Province, China

Weirui Shi, Arsenio Nicolas


This study aims to propose guidance for the transmission of Qinghai folk music to the new generation, within the context of education and literacy studies. The sample group for this study consisted of three distinct groups of individuals chosen as key informants for the field research. These groups consist of two informants who are Music and Dance Artists, two informants who are performance artists and general informants. Based on the research, the following strategies are recommended for the transmission of Qinghai folk music to the new generation: utilizing the family institution, organizing social activities, creating a folk music curriculum, organizing international music festivals, and establishing a cultural center. These strategies aim to preserve and promote Qinghai folk music heritage and enrich education and literacy by incorporating cultural traditions into educational practices. This research contributes to the field of education and literacy studies by showcasing novel methodologies and creative applications of theories in transmitting cultural heritage through folk music. By emphasizing the importance of cultural transmission, this study emphasizes the transformative power of Tibetan folk music in fostering educational development, literacy skills, cultural awareness, and artistic expression.


Tibetan Folk Music, Cultural Preservation, Transmission Process, Qinghai Province, China

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