The Hometown of Great Men, the Charm of Zhongshan Exhibited During the Celebration of the 153rd Anniversary of the Birth of Dr. Sun Yat-Sen

2019-11-25 15:29 763

ZHONGSHAN, China, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 12, 2019, the 153rd anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the Chinese people from all over the world and at home and abroad commemorated the great man through various kinds of activities and celebrations. More than 200 people from all walks of life in Zhongshan, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and overseas Chinese representatives gathered at the Memorial Hall of Sun Yat-sen's Former Residence to attend the ceremony marking the 153th anniversary of Mr. Sun Yat-sen's birthday.

153rd anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen
153rd anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen

The exhibition exhibited nearly 400 pieces of cultural relics such as the currency and bonds issued by Dr. Sun Yat-sen and the revolutionary comrades, and the coins bearing the portrait of Sun Yat-sen, showing the revolutionary career of Sun Yat-sen and the ups and downs of modern Chinese history.

The Zhongshan people who live in the hometown of the great man feel the changes in their hometown. Zhongshan, known as Xiangshan, is one of the central cities in the Pearl River Delta. It is the geometric center of the Dawan District of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao. It is a national historical and cultural city. It has overseas Chinese compatriots from 87 countries and regions on five continents, and more than 800,000 compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. Zhongshan's advantageous geographical location and rich tourism and cultural resources attract hundreds of thousands of overseas Chinese and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots every year.

Zhongshan is broad-minded. Mr. Sun Yat-sen's spirit is deeply rooted in the land of Zhongshan and has become the urban spiritual culture of Zhongshan city. Sun Yat-sen culture is an outstanding representative of the combination of Chinese traditional culture and Chinese modern culture.

Every overseas Chinese who came to Zhongshan are not willing to miss the place where they can be physically present and experience the spirit and cultural charm of Mr. Sun Yat-sen. Sun Yat-sen's hometown tourist area is located in Cuiheng Village, Nanlang Town, the birthplace of Mr. Sun Yat-sen. This is a national key cultural relics protection area and a national AAAAA-level tourist attraction, including Sun Yat-sen's Former Residence Memorial Hall, Cuiheng Village, Zhongshan City, Xinhai Revolutionary Memorial Park and Lioutou Jian mountain.

The culture of Zhongshan is colorful. Under the urging of the construction of Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macao and Dawan District, Zhongshan has tapped into the resources of "Sun Yat-sen Culture" to explore the red classic tour of Sun Yat-sen's 100-year-old footprint, and touched the development pulse of China in the new era. Sun Yat-sen culture takes Cuiheng Village as the beginning, radiated to the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau.

In addition to the sun-drenched Sun Yat-sen culture, Zhongshan also has a splendid folk culture that reflects the profound heritage of cultural cities. There are 6 national intangible cultural heritage projects in Zhongshan, including Zhongshan Salt Water Song, Xiaolan Chrysanthemum Club, Herbal Tea, Dragon Dance (Drunken Dragon), Floating Color and Dragon Dance (Liufang Yunlong Dance); provincial and municipal level There are a total of 33 non-legacy cultural projects.

The cuisine of Zhongshan is coveted. The morning tea culture is a highlight of the traditional culture of Guangdong. As a branch of Guangfu cuisine, Zhongshan cuisine is rooted here.

In addition to Cantonese-style refreshments, there are countless authentic dishes from the locals of Zhongshan. The taste of Zhongshan is passed down from generation to generation in the century-old shops in the streets and lanes.

The tourism of Zhongshan is diverse. Zhongshan's township cultural resources make Zhongshan become a paradise in the Pearl River Delta region, Xiaolan's chrysanthemum, scutellaria, sacred pineapple, Sanxiang's glutinous rice, ancient town's lighting, Dayong's mahogany, etc.

Zhongshan is the geometric center of the Greater Bay Area of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau. Visitors can combine the tourism resources of the Bay Area to freely switch destinations in the cities of the Bay Area "One-Hour Life Circle". The nine boutique routes in Dawan District allow visitors to enjoy a leisurely and efficient alternate, Cantonese-Hong Kong-style Bay Area tour.

In the hometown of great men, the charm is incomparable. Welcome friends from all over the world to visit Zhongshan, China.

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Source: Zhongshan Tourism Bureau
Keywords: Art Travel