Friends of Guqin or Amics del Guqin is a virtual space about the chinese traditional music instrument Guqin, or just Qin.
The recent updates (as well as the older ones) are written down on the archive topic.
If you want to collaborate with us, just send an e-mail (you'll find our email address at the bottom of each web page). You can send us news, pictures, sound files or just links to other sites about the Qin.

New interface, new contents

Friends of Guqin has got a new web interface, and also some new contents: check the bibliography and discography pages. We hope you find them useful.

The Lore of the Chinese Lute

Orchid Books has finally published the 3rd edition of Robert H. van Gulik masterwork on the qin. Get The Lore of the Chinese Lute now! Another van Gulik's work has been translated into Spanish, Sobre tres antiguas citaras, with the help of Friends of Guqin. This publication has been mentioned in Rechter Tie Nieuwsbrief n77 and also in Newsletter Forum UNESCO n.68
Sometime in mid-May a new DVD was released: The Heart of Qin in Hong Kong, directed by Maryam Goormaghtigh.


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Last update - August 10th, 2011
The art of the guqin is part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity (UNESCO).
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