Q. Zhang Xinbin things: Eastern and Western cultures all speak last name "root", the similarities and differences?

Data for: 2020, coincided with 3159 anniversary of the birth of Jiang Tai Gong, Jiang Taigong descendants of clan representatives from all over China gathered in Shandong Zibo Qi ancient capital and pay homage to ancestors.

 Zhaoxiao She Chinese people’s family and state phenomenon, based on collective and national goals as the highest pursuit. Chinese people work emphasizing teamwork, hold together for warmth, "Many hands make light work."

Chinese people to follow the teachings of our forefathers "line is not renamed never change", and attaches great importance to the cultural heritage of the family.

  From the family concept evolved into a symbol of family culture, Chinese surnames culture as a symbol of spiritual and historical marker, is China’s unique cultural forms. Reporter: Despite the different cultures of East and West, but have a "root" concept.

East and West on the "root" of understanding and awareness of what similarities and differences? Zhang Xinbin: Although East-West cultural differences, but everyone will face the same philosophical question: Who am I? I come from? Where do I go? This has nothing to do with a particular surname culture. As long as people will face this problem.

  Roots activities in the world in recent decades, the earliest starting point, starting from the spread of the "root" of the African-American writer Alex Haley novel written in 1976. While Harry is talking about the roots, the roots of non-family surnames, but it awakened the Consciousness of seeking overseas Chinese.

  Overseas Chinese usually have two contact each platform, one Association, the other is the name culture (clan).

Both platforms will be overseas Chinese together, rooted in local development, survive.

But no matter where people in their "roots were" in progenitor (membership) countries, which is at all times can change.

  Falling Leaves, Harvest sword back.

Many wandering half of the old Chinese in a foreign country, told the children dying before their ashes placed in the ancestral roots. Of the Chinese people at home and abroad, the "root" is a spiritual symbol, inspiring them yearned for "home," Love "root clock." Reporter: How Chinese name culture play a role in the exchanges at home and abroad? Zhang Xinbin: AC at home and abroad, the name culture can play a unique "bond" role, to enhance the appeal of overseas Chinese, in order to stimulate their active participation to the periphery and China’s friendly exchanges.

  Case of Henan Province, at least from five to force: First human ancestor of Chinese culture, that Emperors Yan and Huang as the representative of Chinese human ancestor culture, especially the "Five Emperors," the head of the Yellow Emperor culture has a strong appeal, Xinzheng hometown of Yellow Emperor worship shrine has become an important platform for overseas Chinese roots of.

Second last name as a surname ancestral roots to the representative of the roots, the most common surname in the 100 with the number of people ordered, there are 78 surnames originated in Henan or in part the source of Henan. Third, surname county look to the roots by Chinese surnames culture and unique Prefecture Hall number, such as "YANG ‘s" "yingchuan Chen" "Henan Hill’s" "Ji County Sun," "Liu Xie "and so on, to increase the affinity for overseas Chinese. Fourth, "Gushi" as the representative of the ancestral land between Fujian and Taiwan, as well as the representative of Luoyang, "Luo roots in the" Hakka roots. Fifth, celebrity roots are rich in resources celebrities Henan resources, especially the ancient sages groups to resources for celebrity appeal, the mind can strengthen communication and contact between overseas Chinese, while promoting exchanges at home and abroad.

  In addition, fully carry out the "Roots camp" and other activities to attract more Chinese youth to China to learn Chinese and Chinese sentiment, while passing out the fine traditional Chinese culture and China’s development.

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