Mei Hua beach(Mei Hua Sha Tan 美华沙滩)

As elderly Xiamen and Gulangyu people’s favorite beach, Mei Hua beach is a perfect place for outdoor swimming because of its water quality and soft sands.  This is also is where the famous “Gulang Stone” is located. Address: Gusheng Road, Gulangyu Island, Siming District, Xiamen City, China 是老厦门人、老鼓浪屿人最喜欢去的沙滩。这段沙滩水质优良,砂砾柔软,适合游泳,同时也是传说中“鼓浪石”...

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Former Office of Great Northern Telegraph Company (Denmark) (Dan Mai Da Bei Dian Bao Gong Si 丹麦大北电报公司)

In 1871, the Great Northern Telegraph Company began operations on Kulangsu’s Tianwei Road.  It laid the telegraph service’s submarine cables connecting Shanghai, Xiamen and Hong Kong. It was also the office for the Kulangsu Danish consular agent. Address: 21 Tianwei Road, Gulangyu Island, Siming District, Xiamen City, China 1871年,大北电报公司在鼓浪屿上的田尾路开办。它的水下电报服务通信...

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Zhou Shu’An 周淑安

Zhou Shu’An was born in 1894 at 35 Huangyan road on Gulangyu Island. Her father, Zhou Zhi De, was a priest. Zhou Shu’ An was talented for singing, and she had risen in the world  at the age of 14 when she sang the song ‘Xing Tiao Qi Yong Bu Luo’...

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Yin Cheng Zong 殷承宗

In 1941, Yin Cheng Zong was born on Kulangsu (Gulangyu) Island. In spring 1950, Yin Cheng Zong hosted his first “9-year-old piano solo concert” at the [A.R.C.M. Girls’ Middle School]. Yin Cheng Zong showed his gift for music at a very young age. In 1962, he won the second place in the prestigious Second Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition. Yin Cheng Zong also composed a series of nat...

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Xu Fei Ping 许斐平

Xu Fei Ping was born in 1952 on Kulangsu Island. His father was a priest and his mother was a pianist at a church. Growing up in a Christian family which has rich musical atmosphere, Xu Fei Ping was enriched by what he saw and heard, and showed his amazing receptivity and understanding of music from an incredibly early age. At the age of 5, he could play “Sheng Jing”precisely. When he was 6 ...

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