Friday, October 10, 2008

Kanshi, Fujian

Kanshi , is a town in Fujian, China. Formerly known as Tai-ping . Kanshi belongs to Yongding County.

Hujiao bing

Hújiāo bǐng is a snack composed of meat marinated with sugar, soy sauce, black pepper, and scallions encased in a large, flaky biscuit-like bread; this wrapping is not leavened with yeast. The biscuit of the hújiāo bǐng is not oily because the meat filling is already fatty and juicy. Hújiāo bǐng is typically baked in a clay oven.

Hújiāo bǐng originated in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian, China and is often sold in night markets in Taiwan.

Fujian Xunxing

Fujian SBS Xunxing or Fujian Xunxing or Fujian SBS are a basketball team in the South Division of the Chinese Basketball Association, based in Jinjiang, Fujian. The "SBS" presumably reflects corporate sponsorship. Unlike all the other teams in the CBA, the team originally had no English-friendly animal-type nickname. They have since begun using the name Sturgeons.

The Fujian Xunxing made their debut in the 2004–2005 season, and finished in seventh and last place in the South Division, out of the playoffs. In 2005–2006, they tied for fifth, just one win away from making the playoffs.

Fengcheng Town

Fengcheng is a in Fujian province, China, located in , of which it is the county seat. It is sited on the southeast Chinese coast along the Yellow Sea. Lianjiang county is divided between People's Republic of China administration and Republic of China administration. Its population is 620 000, land area 1168.1 km?, located at geographic coordinates: 26°03'-26°27' N, 119°17'-120°31' EG. It is composed of seven subdistricts and four s. It is located 48 km from Fujian's provincial capital, Fuzhou. The name literally means, " city."


Dehua is located in central Fujian, one of the provinces on the southeast coast of China.


Dehua is rich in kaolin and famous for ceramic products, especially crafts and dinnerware, including candle holders, Piggy banks, photo frames, jewel boxes, flower baskets, jars, vases, s, , garden s, figurines, statues; animals, birds, pets and many other items.

Dehua covers an area of with a local population of 300,000.


In 2006 Dehua's GDP amounted to 6.036 billion Yuan.

Ah Niu

Ah Niu is the nickname of Tan Kheng Seong , was born on August 31, 1976 in Penang, Malaysia. In the late 1990s he was a popular singer in Malaysia and Singapore. He is of the Hokkien or Min Nan dialect group. He studied in Chung Ling Butterworth High School and went on to Inti College, Kuala Lumpur .

In 1997, he was recognized only in Malaysia and Singapore, until Richie Jen sung his song which became widely popular. In December 1998, Rock Records arranged Ah Niu to expand his singing career in Taiwan. Ah Niu quickly became famous with his nice, simple and unique songs. This was when singers like Rene Liu Ruo Ying and Karen Mok asked Ah Niu to compose songs for them. He is now not only popular in Taiwan, but also in China and Hong Kong. He has been a special guest for many concerts around Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. He also starred in the movie ''Para Para Sakura'' by Aaron Kwok in year 2001.


* ''Hidden Track''
* ''Para Para Sakura'' - Henry Ko
* ''Summer Holiday'' - Hercules
* ''Liang Po Po: The Movie'' - Pump attendant

Tianluokeng Tulou cluster

Tianluokeng tulou cluster is one of the better known Fujian Tulou cluster. It is located in Fujian province, Zhangzhou City, Nanjing County, Shuyang Township, Tian Luo Keng Village in southern China.

The cluster consists of a square earth building at the center of a quincunx, surrounded by four round earth buildings , figuratively nickenamed "四菜一汤, Si cai yi tang" .

A tulou is a unique architecture found only in the mountainous areas bordering Fujian and Guangdong in southern China. The "Earth building" is an enclosed buildings, usually square or circular in shape, with a very thick earth wall and wooden skeletons, from three to five storeys high, housing up to 80 families. These earth buildings have only one entrance, guarded by 4-5 inch thick wooden doors re-enforced with an outer shell of iron plate. The top level of these earth building have gun holes for defence against bandits. In spite of the earth wall, some of them are more than 700 years old, surviving thru centuries of natural elements, including earth quakes, yet still standing solid. There are more than 35,000 earth buildings to be found in southern China, among them a little over 3000 have being classified as Fujian Tulou

In July 7 2008 UNESCO 32nd session held in Quebec city Canada, Tianluokeng tulou cluster was inscribed as one of 46 Fujian Tulou World Heritage Site.

The five earth buildings at the Snail Pit village are:

*The square earth building named Buyun building at the center of the quincunx. It was the first earth building at this site, built in 1796. It is three storeys high, each storey has 26 rooms, four sets of stairs, and a circular corridor in front of the rooms. The Buyun building was burnt down by bandits in 1936, and rebuilt in1953 according to the original shape.
*The Hechang building, a three storey high round earth building,
*Zhenchang building, three storey, round shape, 26 rooms per storey, built in 1930
*Ruiyun building, built in 1936,
*The last Wenchang building of 1966, 3 storeys, 32 rooms per storey.

The cluster is located about four hours drive by motor coach or taxi from Xiamen, through winding and pumpy narrow mountain roads.