Lijiakeng village in Ningbo

lijiakeng village
lijiakeng village

The local people live a healthy life. Many of them reach the age of 90.
There’re many Ming dynasty and Qing dynasty ancient construction here.
“Diaohong” persimmon, “Huaqi” taro and tea are the main resources of their incoming.

Address: Lijiakeng village, Zhangshui town, Yinzhou district, Ningbo city, China.(Chinese:浙江省宁波市鄞州区章水镇李家坑村)
Village Area: 8.2 square km,
Population: ~800
Moutain forest area: 3700 mu.

lijiakeng village
lijiakeng village

lijiakeng village
lijiakeng village

Qi Sha’s old house

Qi Sha (Chinese:沙耆), 1914-2005. An oil painter. He unfortunately got psychology sick in 1946. However he was very fortunate that his family and the government took care of him very well, so he could live long and worked on art in late of his life.

Address: Sha villge, Tangxi Town, Yin xian district, Ningbo city, Zhejiang Province, China(Chinse:浙江省鄞县沙村).

He studied from Beihong Xu in 1937, in the same year he went to Royal Art college of Bellgium to study from Painter ABastien. He ever studies in Shanghai Changming Art School(Chinese:上海昌明艺专), Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts(Chinese:上海美专), Hangzhou Academy of Fine Arts(Chinese: 杭州艺专), Art department of Central college(Chinese: 中央大学艺术系) for 9 years.

His art products:

shaqi's oil painting
shaqi’s oil painting

The old house:

shaqi's old house
shaqi’s old house

Shouren Wang’s (YangMing Wang)old house

Shouren Wang(Chinese: 王守仁, alias: 王阳明), was ever in the earth from 1472/10/31 to 1529/1/9.
Adress: South of Wusheng Gate Road, Yuyao, Ningbo city, China.(Chinese: 余姚武胜门路西侧)
Shouren is a famouse thinker, educator, militarist, calligrapher in Ming dynasty. The system of mind(Chinese: 心学体系) set up by him has become an important turning point in the history of Chinese thought.

yangming's old house
yangming’s old house

Tao Tang’s old house

Tao Tang (Chinese: 唐弢) was born in 1913/3/3 in Zhenghai(currently Jiangbei district), Ningbo, China. He died in 1992 in Beijing. He is a writer and book collector. His collection of books has a large number of 43,000, including 16,700 kinds of magazines, 26,300 kinds of books. He is No.1 book collector of China.

Tao’s father was cheated by a cooperator in paper when Tao is a child, so he decided to send Tao to the school. Some local people of his hometown said that farmer’s child will not be able to come out, Tao tried to write some poems to prove his education value. However, his father got heavy sick psychologically because of the bad economic condition. So he had to stop his education from middle school in grade seven, and went to the post office as a letter picker. He kept writing in his spare time. In 1978, he became the part-time profession of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

His old house was not protected well, and near it lives some families…well, because it’s a house once built by a poor family, so it does not have a good looking, which visitors want to pay visiting from a long distance.

tangtao's old house
tangtao’s old house