Lingnan, which refers to Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan provinces, is an ancient, yet vibrant place. Through the news stories, historical incidents and Lingnan people, the programme will take you for a closer look at Lingnan’s technology, economy, culture, history and development.
Xiaozhou village of Guangzhou (30’)
Centuries old Xiaozhou village, which is located in Guangzhou, is known as its beautiful environment and artistic culture. It is one of the earliest regions to propose and develop as an artistic village. We invite you to this “most beautiful ancient village” and explore it’s blending culture of folkway and art.
Story of Newsroom (30’)
There is a newspaper called “Nostalgia of Songshan” in Baidu Town of Mei Zhou. After twenty years of insistence and operating, this newspaper is popular within the area and has impressed a lot of readers. There are always calls and letters from the readers who are touched by the newspaper. However, the founders of the newspaper are growing old but still cannot find any successors to continue their newspaper business.
Nanny Village in Shenzhen (30’)
Wei Mian Village, which is also named as the “Nanny Village”, has more than one thousand rural women living there. They are from rural areas of Jiangxi, Sichuan, Hubei and Hunan. Although they come from different background, they are all working as an “hourly worker” in which their salaries depend on the hours they have worked. Here we will show you the stories of joy and sorrow happened on these “nannies”.
Special summer for the Left-behind Children (30’)
There is a group of children in China, which their parents are working in distant cities to make a living for their family and have no time to accompany them. When other children go travelling or joining hobby classes during summer holiday, the Left-behind Children will grasp this chance to come to the cities to stay with their parents for a short period of time. Let’s share a different summer with the Left-behind Children.
A taxi drivers’ band (30’)
They are taxi drivers in Shenzhen in day time, and band players of Huagu Band at night. They formed the Huagu band and will perform during their spare time in order to channel their pressure. Besides that, they also share the joy by performing their music to the city.
Rural labour force of Maoming Village (30’)
In the 1980s, a large number of rural labour forces swarmed to the city. With all their hard work and efforts, they have become the major labour force in coastal cities. Although there is no guarantee for wealth, there are still lots of farmers chose to work in cities rather than staying in the rural areas. We invite you to explore the present and future trend of rural labour force movement.
Looking upon to the star (30’)
Civil servant is always considered as the “privileged class”, therefore its recruitment is highly competitive every year. However, a special group of students has given up the China's College Entrance Examination which means that they are not qualified to participate in the Civil Service Examination in the future. Yet, these students are determined to chase their dreams even their paths are deviated from the society’s expectation.