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Flora Fong Garcia, 70, was born to a Chinese father and a Cuban mother. Her paintings blend the bright light and vivid co
lors which shape the landscape of the Caribbean, the history and culture of Cuba where she grew up and developed int上海419论坛
o an artist and the paintings and poems of Ming (1368-1644) artists which have greatly fascinated her.上海419论坛女神会所
Garcia is holding an exhibition at the Capital Library of China in Beiji
ng, Ming in the Caribbean: Images, Calligraphy, Poetry, and it runs through July 1. On sh上海419论坛
ow are 20 paintings by which she pays tribute to the rich traditions of the land she was raised in, and the culture of Ming.
Besides a reflection of her cross-cultural background, Garcia also expresses a fem上海419论坛
inine perspective in works to hail women’s bravery, tolerance and tenderness.
May our old folk tunes and our new songs that blend the harmonies of East and West be another bond between free peopl
es,” wrote Madame Sun Yat-sen (Soong Ching Ling) in a preface to the release of Chee Lai: Songs of New China in 1941.
上海419论坛女神会所The album recorded by American singer Paul Robeson features a Chinese and English version of March of the Volun
teers, a song then to call on people to stand up against Japanese invasion and now as the Chinese national anthem.
The album was launched to gather support, financially and spiritually, for China’s
was of resistance. And on June 25 in Beijing, the album was played again as Robeson’s rendition of March of the Vol
unteers filled a conference room of the National Museum of China where a donation ceremony was held.上海419论坛女神会所
The album was one of more than 100 artifacts mostly related to the history of overseas Chinese or reflecting devel
opments in international politics and science which have been added to the collection of the National Museum of China.上海419论坛女神会所
Other objects include a medal awarded to Ouyang Jinhai who was wounded in the Norm
andy landings and a glass negative plate which depicts a Chinese gold miner in San Francisco.
The donation was made by Zhao Sihong a Chinese collector living in San Francisco who, together with her team, has been co
llecting objects marking the history of overseas Chinese communities for the past 13 years.