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The descendants of Huang Zunxian return to Meizhou to trace their roots

Update: 2016-11-23 16:44:42 Source: MeiZhou Daily Hits:98

From Nov 20th to 22nd, Four people led by Ms Huang Youlun,who is the fourth generation of Huang Zunxian from Canada, came back to Meizhou to search for their ancestors’ footprint. Zhang lixia, Municipal Standing Committee and Minister of the United Front Work Department, as well as the head of Meizhou Federation of returned overseas Chinese, and the head of the municipal Bureau of Foreign Affairs, etc. attended the meeting. 

It were the family of three of Huang Zunxian's fourth daughter,as well as Huang Miaolun, the seventh daughter of Huang Chaosheng, who came back to Meizhou this time. During the visit, the group led by Huang Youlun visited Huang Zunxian's former residence, Huang Zunxian High School and Chinese Hakka Museum. They talked of bygones of Huang Zunxian with their kin and the personnel related, then visited Meixian Foreign Language School, Ye Jianying Memorial Park and other places to know the situation of urban construction of Meizhou. 

Huang Youlun said in Hakka dialect that this is the first time to return to Meizhou, she was very touched while seeing her hometown's people respect their ancestors so much. You Yaojun, the son of Huang Youlun, was an enthusiast of “Huangology ", he specially studied courses on Huang Zunxian during his college years, and devoted a bookcase at home to collect books and material related to Huang Zunxian. He said that he was brought up by his grandfather since his childhood, who talked about the history of Huang Zunxian, this time return home is to fulfil his dead father's wishes, also his and his family's wish. In the future, he will deepen the ties with Meizhou, inheriting Huang Zunxian's patriotic spirit. 

Zhang lixia introduced the origin of Hakka culture, Meizhou's economic and social development, the protection and development of the former residence of Huang Zunxian, the spirit inheritance, and so on, to Huang Youlun, hoped that Ms Huang Youlun could became the disseminator of Chinese culture, speak well of "The story of China", pass on the culture of home town Meizhou, often return home and have a look, and contribute to development of Meizhou.