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and highest grade concert halls for Symphony in Fujian Province. It was built and put into use in 2007. The ground part of the construction area is 5,000 square meters, where can accommodate more than 800 spectators. The concert hall’s architectural model is designed as oval ball curtain wall structure, which looks novel, unique, elegant and can provide first-class sound as well. Colleges and universities right thumb 240px A view of the Xiamen University (File:Xmu campus view.JPG) campus

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, he was a soloist with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. At the age of ten he immigrated to the United States by winning a full scholarship to study with Mieczysław Munz at the Peabody Conservatory and later accepted a full scholarship to study with Munz and Ilona Kabos at the Juilliard School from 1964 to 1972, leaving a year short of graduation to perform with Peter Schickele as a member of The Intimate P. D. Q. Bach until 1985. During that same period he

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region of Fujian province as well as overseas. While it is widely spoken in and around Xiamen, the Amoy dialect has no official status, and the official language of all government business is Mandarin (Mandarin Chinese). Xiamen is famous for South Music, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra, puppet show, Gezi Opera, temple celebration events, and the world famous singer, Ivy, Music . It is also called

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a bus. Buses that go to the main gate include #1, 15, 18, 21, 29, 71 and 82. #2 or 22 go to other parts of the university. The university has a beautiful campus with old traditional buildings, extensive gardens and a small lake. Among the attractions are a small but interesting '''Anthropological Museum''' (straight ahead and a bit to the right from the main gate) and a large '''bookstore''' with quite a few high-grade Chinese art books and (by Chinese standards) a fine selection of English books. Entrance via the main gate may be restricted on busy holidays; use one of the three smaller gates which are across from Baicheng beach. thumb Nanputuo Temple (File:Xiamen Nanputuo 20120226-04.jpg) Just outside the main university gate is the south end of Siming Road, generally referred to as '''Xiada Street'''. This is a lively area of shops, street stalls and restaurants; it is only perhaps 150 m long, but packs a lot into that space, plus a few smaller streets running off it. There is also a large bookstore here, not quite as good as the university store for art books, but better for CDs and DVDs. Because this area caters to the student market, it tends to have a lot of fairly cheap stuff. You need to bargain to get good prices. Few of the vendors speak English, but there are sometimes helpful English-speaking students about. * Wikipedia:Xiamen

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, Thursdays and Sundays. Buses from the airport include #18 to Xiamen University and #27 to the harbour, both with stops at the train station. #37 just goes to the train station, #41 to the SM Mall area, 91 to the Exhibition Center. #105 goes north into the suburbs, to Tong'an via Jimei. By train thumb Position in Fujian Province (File:ChinaFujianXiamen.png) Xiamen is well connected to China's high-speed rail (High-speed rail in China) network; it is on a major line that runs

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Polo is a landmark), quite a few expat residents, and many restaurants and bars. Along the lake are mainly upmarket places, while the back streets have more modest establishments. Around Hubin Nanlu (Lakeside South Street) are shopping, offices and a major long-distance bus station. Xiahe Lu, south of Hubin Nanlu and roughly parallel to it, is one of the main streets of the newer part of the city; it has many banks, hotels and offices, several of the larger shopping centers, and the train


1988. Mainly focused on developing, manufacturing and selling large-and-medium-sized luxury buses and light vans. thumb 300px right (Image:Haicang Bridge.jpg) '''Haicang Bridge''' ( ) is a suspension bridge located in Xiamen, Fujian Province, China. Built in 1999, it has a main span of 648 meters. **Wuhan – Wuhan Tianhe International Airport **Xiamen – Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport ** ^^ **Xi'an – Xi'an

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purchased two Boeing 747-300 (Boeing 747) freighters in 2001 and extended freight operations to Xiamen and Taipei in 2002. The airline's net profits rose 60 percent to HK$540 million in 2002, with cargo operations accounting for 30 percent of revenues; and freight volume increasing nearly 50 percent to 20,095 tonnes.

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: www.xmcoffeeclub.com email address lat long directions a short distance West of Marco Polo phone Mr Wu, 13600937228 tollfree fax hours price content The original place on the strip; its coffee and lake view attracted aircrew staying at the Marco Polo, the stewardesses attracted local businessmen, the cafe attracted imitators, and things developed from there. * Wikipedia:Xiamen

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or Chaozhou in eastern Guangdong) is also widely spoken in these regions. Between 1924 to 1926, Lu wrote his essays of ironic reminiscences in ''Zhaohua Xishi'' (朝花夕拾, ''Dawn Blossoms Picked at Dusk''), published 1928, as well as the prose poem collection ''Ye Cao'' (野草, ''Wild Grass'', published 1927). Lu Xun also wrote many of the stories to be published in his second short story collection ''Pang Huang'' (彷徨) in 1926. Becoming increasingly estranged with his brother Zuoren, the stories


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Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. The city was a treaty port (Treaty ports) in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones (Special Economic Zones of the People's Republic of China) opened to foreign investment and trade when China began economic reforms in the early 1980s. It is endowed with educational and cultural institutions supported by the overseas Chinese diaspora. In 2006, Xiamen was ranked as China's second "most suitable city for living", last Jing first Fu url http: www.chinadaily.com.cn english doc 2006-01 03 content_508828.htm title Beijing drops out of top 10 'best city' list work China Daily date 3 January 2006 accessdate 25 April 2012 as well as China's "most romantic leisure city" in 2011. last Daily first Xiamen url http: en.xmnn.cn travel 201111 t20111104_2057724.htm title Xiamen dubbed 'Most Romantic Leisure City' publisher Xiamen Daily date 4 November 2011 accessdate 22 June 2012

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