Tonghua Normal University is located in Tonghua City of Jilin province, at the foot of Changbai Mountain, beside the Yalu River, and adjacent to the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. Tonghua Normal University was founded in 1958. It was promoted to an undergraduate university and was renamed Tonghua Normal University in 1978. Now the university comprises 15 colleges and departments and 42 majors which cover eight disciplines. It also has another two non-major departments, Department of Ideological and Political Theory and Department of Public English as well as College of Adults and Continuing Education, Network Information Center and eight scientific research institutes （centers）. The university has 59 laboratories, 25 training rooms, 54 off campus praxis sites and 53 professional practice bases. There are 11,000 full-time students from 26 provinces and municipalities. The university engages foreign language experts from Britain, the U.S., Japan, Korea and other countries all year round. The university has successfully bid one item in the catalogue of world representative intangible cultural heritage； two items in the catalogue of national representative intangible cultural heritage； 15 items in the catalogue of provincial representative intangible cultural heritage.