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by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:39 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Anyone Know This Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 19436

Re: Anyone Know This Song?

A Taiwanese (Minnan) medley of very meaningful songs with beautiful melody to share. :) :lol:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzNsK6Rb3cE
by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 13: NAME, DESIGNATION: RAYMOND LAM FUNG Other Name: Lam Yat Fung (林逸峯) Date Of Birth (DOB): 8 December 1979 in Xiamen, Fujian, China CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: Lam Fung, 林峯 / Lín Fēng , Lam4 Fung1 POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Xiamen, Fujian COUNTRY: Xiamen, Fujian Province in China (based i...
by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:15 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Anyone Know This Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 19436

Re: Taiwanese/Hokkien Concert in Hualien, Taiwan

Latest - 05/07/2013 : Hualien Summer Festival's outdoor singing concert in Hualien, Taiwan. Singing predominantly in the popular Taiwanese (Hokkien/Hoklo) songs. Hope to share this good video relating to Taiwanese (Hokkien) concert. This confirmed that Taiwanese (Hokkien/Hoklo) songs are still aliv...
by Pier
Thu Jul 11, 2013 4:28 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 12: NAME: GONG BEIBI or Beibi Gong Date Of Birth (DOB): 21st February, 1978 in Shishi (Chio̍h-sai), Quanzhou (Chôan-chiu), Fujian CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 龚蓓苾, Gōng Beìbì POJ(PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien from Shishi (Chio̍h-sai), Quanzhou (Chôan-chiu), Fujian COUNTRY: Fujian, Chi...
by Pier
Wed Jul 10, 2013 8:15 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 11: NAME: HONG CHENGCHOU or Hung Cheng-chou DOB: 1593 in Nan'an (Lâm-oaⁿ), Fujian, China DOD: 1665 in Nan'an, Fujian, China CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 洪承疇; Hóng Chéngchóu POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: Hông Sêng-tiû ANCESTRY: From Nan'an (Lâm-oaⁿ), Fujian COUNTRY: Fujian, China CATEGORY: Military Command...
by Pier
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:57 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

[quote="Ah-bin”] Sorry can't we just go and look at Wikipedia if we want to find all this stuff out? Also, if you looked into things more, instead of just copying and pasting willy-nilly from Wikipedia, .......... [/quote] Thank you Ah-bin. I appreciate your comments on this matter. There are articl...
by Pier
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Pier, It's not MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) but rather BÂN-LÂM 闽南 (MINNAN) BÂN-LÂM 闽南 is a new name for the concept in the language itself. The longstanding English name is "Hokkien". Another longstanding name is Hoklo, or Holo. What the hell is a "Minnan"? :roll: Hi, amhoanna, Thank you for your comments. ...
by Pier
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:03 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 10: NAME: YAO CHEN Date Of Birth : 5th October 1979 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 姚晨, Yáo Chén POJ (PE̍H-ŌE-JĪ ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Born in Shishi (Chio̍h-sai), Quanzhou (Chôan-chiu), Fujian CATEGORY: Actress from China DESCRIPTIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS : • Known as Yao Chen: “ The L...
by Pier
Tue Jul 09, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Minnan relationship chart
Replies: 19
Views: 40060

Re: Minnan relationship chart

Hi, Sim L and amhoanna, Promotion and Teaching of Minnan (Bân-lâm-gí/Bân-lâm-gú) Language in Xiamen . 廈門2000所學校將推廣閩南語教學 擬建閩南文化博物館2012年12月12日 07:43 來源:海西晨報 海西晨報訊(記者 主父真真)昨日,廈門市閩南文化生態保護實驗區工作領導小組會議召開,廈門市各區和相關部門彙報了第一階段工作情況,並提出下階段工作目標和建議。 到2015年,“閩南方言與文化進學校”要推廣到廈門市100所幼兒園、小學和初中,以後將逐步推廣到整個廈門市2000多所幼兒園和中小學...
by Pier
Tue Jul 09, 2013 2:06 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 9: NAME: JOSÉ RIZAL DOB: June 19, 1861, Calamba, Laguna, Philippines DOD: December 30, 1896 at Rizal Park, Manila, Philippines CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: - POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: - ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien. Ancestry from Jinjiang晋江 (Chìn-kang), Quanzhou泉州 (Chôan-chiu) in Fujian Province. COUNTRY:...
by Pier
Mon Jul 08, 2013 1:19 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: Anyone Know This Song?
Replies: 7
Views: 19436

Re: Anyone Know This Song?

2013.07.06【台灣演義】 陳盈潔 Chen Ying-jie http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-h47EeBgXo8 The story of the “Taiwanese (Minnan)-Pop Queen” from Taiwan. The documentary and interview of the singer and the popularity of Taiwanese Hokkien songs from 1980s’ till today. She is one of the most popular singer in the Ho...
by Pier
Sun Jul 07, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 8: NAME: LIEM SWIE KING DOB: 28 February 1956 in Kudus, Central Java, Indonesia CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 林水鏡; Lín Shuǐjìng POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: LÎM SIÊ KING ANCESTRY: MINNAN HOKKIEN (His parents Ng Thian Poo and Oei See Moi from Fujian) COUNTRY: Indonesia (Central Java) CATEGORY: Former Inter...
by Pier
Sun Jul 07, 2013 1:27 pm
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 7: NAME/DESIGNATION: Michelle Yeoh or Yeoh Choo-Kheng (Tan Sri) DOB: Born in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia - 6/8/1963 CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 楊紫瓊 Yáng Zǐqióng POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Iûⁿ Chí-khēng (Yeoh Choo-Kheng) ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien COUNTRY: Malaysia but based in Hong Kong CATEGORY: Hong Kong an...
by Pier
Sun Jul 07, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Number 6: NAME: TAN KAH KEE DOB: 21/10/1874. Born in Jimei, Tong'an 同安区(Tâng-oaⁿ-khu) County, Xiamen, Fujian, China . DOD: 12/08/1961 in Beijing CHINESE/PINYIN NAME: 陈嘉庚, Chén Jiāgēng POJ (Pe̍h-ōe-jī ) NAME: Tân Kah-kiⁿ ANCESTRY: Minnan Hokkien (Ancestors in Jimei, Tong'an 同安区(Tâng-oaⁿ-khu) County,...
by Pier
Sun Jul 07, 2013 7:10 am
Forum: Hokkien (Minnan) language
Topic: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES
Replies: 59
Views: 368311

Re: PROMINENT MINNAN (BÂN-LÂM 闽南) PEOPLES

Kam-sia to "abin + amhoanna” for the remarks. You are true Hokkien blood. I feel so moved by your statement. The collections of the Bân-lâm 闽南 famous personalities in this thread are based on " ancestry and heritage ’; not based on their views or spoken proficiency in Hokkien. I am not too sure if a...