China News Service, Fuzhou, May 4 (Reporter Long Min) May 4th is the May Fourth Youth Day.
Fifty pairs of young couples from both sides of the strait gathered in Fuzhou to experience the profoundness of traditional Chinese culture, the latest achievements in the construction of a new Fujian, and the development of cross-strait integration into a belt of compatriots on both sides The well-being that comes.
On the morning of the same day, the theme event of "One Heart, One Root, Full Homeland" hosted by the Fujian Youth Federation and the Fuzhou Strait Peaceful Reunification Promotion Association was held in Fuzhou.
Located in the center of Fuzhou, Sanfang Qixiang is a large-scale and relatively well-protected historical and cultural district on the mainland. It is known as the "living fossil of the urban lifang system" and the "Ming and Qing Architectural Museum".
Young couples from both sides of the Taiwan Strait walked through the ancient homes and alleys of Sanfang Qixiang, Ermei Bookstore, Lin Juemin's former residence, and Shuixie stage, reading "Book with Wife" and learning the steps of Fujian opera.
The Fuzhou Taiwan Hall, located at No. 51, Huangxiang, Sanfang Qixiang, Fuzhou, carries the kinship of the continuous separation of the two sides of the strait.
Here, the couples on both sides of the strait visited and learned about history, hand-written calligraphic banners symbolizing the love of young people on both sides of the strait, and made a vow of love.
Taiqing Qiu Yuzhen and his mainland boyfriend Li Jian said in an interview with reporters that the ancient houses and alleys of Sanfang Qixiang made them feel deeply. "There are a lot of historical materials, cultural relics, and documents confirming that the two sides of the strait have a profound cultural heritage. Implicated".
At the main venue event held in front of the Fujian Provincial Museum, hundreds of young couples from both sides of the strait jointly opened the "fortune box" symbolizing the "blessed state" and released balloons representing the dreams of couples on both sides of the strait.
Afterwards, the couples from both sides of the strait walked on the beautiful wooden plank road in West Lake to experience the various traditional cultural projects arranged by the organizer, the game of pitching pots that symbolizes the same heart and the same virtue, tells the lotus lanterns to express love and pray for blessings, and it means that the beautiful couples who have a good moon and a full moon are painting together. In the peony session, there is also a traditional rubbing craft experience that delivers double happiness and blessings, and a cruise on the West Lake that "connects in the same boat".
Taiwan’s Taoyuan young men Yuping and Lai Lirong, a young woman from Dehua, Quanzhou, who had just held their wedding in the Taiwanese Investment Zone of Zhangzhou on May 1, went to Fuzhou to participate in themed activities and experience traditional wedding customs.
Lai Lirong said: "Traditional cultural projects such as pot-throwing games and lanterns to pray for blessings are a precious memory for us." You Ping also said that regaining some of the previous etiquette and traditional culture can better convey the concept of family relations on both sides of the strait. .
At the sharing event held at noon that day, three pairs of young couples from both sides of the strait shared their love for the Strait.
Recalling their acquaintance ten years ago, Taiwanese youth Zeng Guanying and his wife Zhang Wenjuan are still very excited.
In 2012, Zeng Guanying was invited to participate in the 4th Straits Forum, during which she met Zhang Wenjuan, a girl from Yunxiao who works in Xiamen, and the two came together because of their common interests and hobbies.
In 2015, Zeng Guanying married Zhang Wenjuan. He said: "I have taken root in the mainland, and I have changed from a family on both sides of the strait to a family on both sides of the strait."
Zeng Guanying was awarded the 18th Fujian Youth May 4th Medal.
"This is an unforgettable "May Fourth Movement" for me," Zeng Guanying said to the young couples on both sides of the strait with her own experience: "Marriage on both sides of the strait needs to embrace tolerance. The husband and wife support each other and be more considerate. To go on for a long time."
According to Chen Jianxin, secretary-general of the Fujian Youth Federation, among the 50 couples of young couples, there are Taiwanese youths who started their businesses, got jobs, and went to school in Fujian, and there are high-level talents from Taiwan introduced in Fujian, but they all enjoy the "family bonuses brought by the integration of the two sides ", I found my true love on this side of the strait.
Chen Jianxin said that Fujian is a window for cross-strait exchanges and the first home for Taiwanese compatriots and Taiwanese enterprises to land.
This hot land has a profound cultural heritage, and the close cultural affinity between the two sides of the strait is the best demonstration of the affinity and spiritual harmony between the two sides of the strait.
"Cross-Strait marriage and family have become the most beautiful testimony of cross-strait youth exchanges, integration and development." (End)