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Migrant Worker Artists Expressing the Beauty of Their Hometown by Songs 11-02-15

  Reported by Liu Jianping (

  In the evening of 8, Februry, nearly a hundred young migrant workers of Tongcheng returned home and gathered merrily with the villagers. In the Perfeca Club they co-hosted the 2011 concert "Charm of South Hubei” and the First Huangpao Hill Red Culture Tourism Festival, presented to the hometown people a choreographed music concert which is directed and performed by themselves.

  The singer Liu Xiuqiu, coming from the Guangzhou Military Region Art and Cultural Troupe, sang the song Dear Junshui River, and the melodious song evoked an awareness of protecting the Junshui River. Five migrant working artists were the co-creators of the song.

  Northern Drifter (the person who lives and works in Beijing while not having household register of Beijing) musician Jin Chengxu, singing from his homeland to Beijing, ever published more than 10 songs, like The Destination, Never Changing,  Starting and so on, won lots of applause when he started to sing.

  There were also Li Fuli who had got the first place of the First Network Singer Contest in Hubei Province, A Bin, a young singer of Wuli town, and female singer Zhong Li. They came here separately from Shenzhen, Anhui Province, and Zhejiang Province to bring the original songs to the hometown people.These songs fully expressed the beauty of the hometown landscape, and touched the hearts of the fellow villagers. These Tongcheng artists stood out from the 120,000 migrant workers, of which some have won Gold Awards of National Singer Contest, and some are active in film and television industry. They all brought the fashion of beauty to their hometown---the mountain county Tongcheng.

  Tongcheng migrant worker artists performed in their hometown, and this attracted not only people in this county, but also artists from neighboring provinces and cities to join in the performance. An artist coming from Linxiang City, Hunan Province, Hu Ling, a model, impromptu performed a model show on stage.

  The Singer Kong Guanghu said excitedly. “Changes in the hometown stimulate me to give a performance. Even if I have the most beautiful voice, I can’t still express the great changes of my hometown.”

  The concert continued to 22:00, but the audience still didn’t want to leave, and said. "I did not expect that although they work outside, they do not forget to bring joy to the hometown people."

  This concert was launched by Wang Mingwang, a general director of film and television, born in the 1980s. He came from the old liberated area---the Imperial Robe Hill Village, Tanghu Town, and he had worked in Hengdian World Studios in Yiwu City, Zhejiang Province for many years. He has never forgotten to make publicity for his hometown and promote his hometown culture, and taken a number of scenic films for two consecutive years when he returned home. He gave his all savings, transcribed more than 10 working artists’ songs as the records Singing of the Tongcheng County and Charm of South Hubei, and distributed the records freely to the hometown people.

  According to the statistics of the organizer--Tongcheng Information Network, there are nearly a hundred migrant worker artists of Tongcheng County, and they all said that they would promote publicity of their hometown while at the same time involve  themselves in hometown construction with their practical actions.

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