The Story of Raymond Chong 張偉明的尋根故事

A touching story of a fifth generation American Chinese who has spent the last 10 years looking for his root back in Kaiping City of Guangdong Province, China. 美國第五代華僑張偉明講述了從厭惡中國到花費十年時間尋根問祖的轉變過程.    

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From California to Kaiping

The Kaiping region is the birth place and ancestral home of many overseas Chinese. This video titled “Retracing roots in China” is a great insight into what it’s like for an American born Chinese person to visit China for the first time to discover his families rich history and heritage.    

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Where and What is Kaiping?

Kaiping (開平), formerly romanized in Cantonese as Hoiping, is a county-level city in Guangdong Province, China. It is located west of the Pearl River Delta and administered as part of the prefecture-level city of Jiangmen. The surrounding area, especially Sze Yup (Cantonese romanization: 四邑), is the ancestral homeland of many overseas Chinese, particularly in the United States. Kaiping has a population of 699,242 as of 2010 and an area of 1,659 square kilometres (641 sq mi). The locals speak a variant of the Toishan…

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Jiangmen Daily News Feature

“Tangkou space” to explore the new model of rural activation of the old Wei gradually glowing past life (Picture: “Tang mouth space”, the different color of the interns often dinner together to share the exchange of experience. Respondents are available) Tangkou town old Wei, is the town government resident in the past, had a moment of prosperity. With…

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What’s a Diaolou?

The TangKou Community Project and TK-SPACE is conveniently located within the Buffer zone of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites containing world famous diaolou and historical villages but what exactly are “diaolous”? The story starts with Chinese emigrants that emigrated from the areas in mid 1800’s. As they were trying to escape the harsh conditions at…

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Listen to Our TK Podcast!

The Tangkou Community Project and TK-SPACE was recently visited by China Jedi who interviewed, recorded and published a podcast with our TK team. Listen to the 2 part episode and learn more about why the project was started, what’s it’s main mission, aims, goals and objectives and get to know about all the exciting activities…

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How the TK-SPACE was Created

The Tangkou Community Project has come a long way! The following pictures will give you a glimpse into how much has been achieved so far to date. We look forward to welcoming you to the TK-SPACE!    

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