Chinanews.com, Xiamen, January 19 (Reporter Yang Fushan) When the Spring Festival is approaching, Taiwan compatriots who stayed in Xiamen for the New Year gathered around the stove on the evening of the 18th to recount the family relationship between the two sides of the strait.
On the same day, the reporter came to a hotel in Huli District, where the Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Office of the Huli District Committee of Xiamen, together with the Taiwanese Entrepreneurs Association of the district, is holding an activity for Taiwan compatriots in Huli District to spend the New Year in Xiamen.
Youth from both sides of the strait performed on the same stage. The Huiyuan Taiqing Base brought the song and dance "Gong Xi Fa Cai". Taiwanese youth Zeng Yongkai, Xiamen youth Fang and other young people from both sides of the strait performed on stage.
The Taiwan compatriots who participated in the tea ceremony around the stove paid homage to each other in the early years, exchanged New Year blessings, shared and exchanged details of starting a business, life, and work in the lake, and their New Year's vision, and shared the family relationship between the two sides of the strait.
Taiwanese compatriots play the role of "God of Wealth", sending blessings, wealth and joy to everyone.
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Mao Weilin, the assistant director of Taiwanese compatriots in Xingang Community, dressed up as the "God of Wealth" to send blessings, wealth and joy to everyone.
He said that Taiwan compatriots live very warmly in the lake, and can feel the care of family members from the subtleties. Many Taiwanese youths and enterprises have achieved careers in the lake.
Lu Zhenhong, the general manager of Huiyuan Taiqing Base, is thinking about the hometown dishes that surround the stove.
He said that gathering with friends from Taiwan compatriots and tasting Taiwanese and Xiamen dishes can always make people feel warm and happy when the Spring Festival is approaching.
"A family on both sides of the strait expresses the love of China" - the 2023 Huli District Taiwan compatriots who stay in Xiamen for the New Year's Eve will be held.
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Taiqing Luo Dingjun told reporters that this year is his second time celebrating the New Year in Xiamen after many years.
After many years in Xiamen, he deeply felt that Huli District is a paradise for young Taiwanese to start businesses, work and live.
This New Year's Eve with friends in his hometown made him feel the warmth of home.
Chen Xiaodong, deputy secretary of the Huli District Party Committee, said that Huli District has always adhered to the concept of "the two sides of the strait are one family", and has given full play to the unique advantages of its geographical proximity and close relationship with Taiwan to continuously deepen cross-strait exchanges and cooperation.
"The rapid development of Huli District is inseparable from the dedication and contribution of every Taiwan compatriot. The fruits of happiness will also be shared by every Taiwan compatriot," he said.
Han Yinghuan, President of Xiamen Association of Taiwanese Investment Enterprises, delivered a speech.
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Han Yinghuan, president of the Xiamen Association of Taiwanese Investment Enterprises, said that for a long time, Xiamen has cared deeply for Taiwan compatriots and Taiwanese enterprises, and has done their best to help them work, live and study here. The life index of Taiwanese compatriots in Huli District is the highest. .
In the past year, Huli District focused on "communication", "benefit" and "love", continuously deepening cross-strait exchanges and cooperation, doing practical things, doing good things, and solving problems for Taiwan compatriots and Taiwanese enterprises. A new Taiwan youth base was established to build Xiamen's first A Taiqing financial apartment, the introduction of employment housing subsidies for Taiqing, etc., attracted 112 Taiwan-funded enterprises to land and develop.
Fang Xuming, director of the Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the Huli District Committee, said that many Taiwan compatriots cannot return to Taiwan for the New Year due to various reasons. Huli is their home, and the people in Huli are their family.
We hope that through a variety of activities, Taiwan compatriots can feel the warmth of home here, and feel the reunion and joy of the New Year.