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In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  
 Taiwan Year 2006
Hakka opera, which was originally brought to Taiwan from China, has transformed from the "tea-farming opera with three major roles" (one buffoon and two prima donnas) 三腳採茶戲 of the Ching dynasty into the "grand tea-farming opera" 採茶大戲 of the 1950s.
Hakka literature, as defined by the Council for Hakka Affairs, refers to works that are both literary and Hakka-related.
During the 20th century, Taiwan's Hakka people and Hakka culture suffered ethnic persecution under both Japanese colonial rule and, in the 1950s and 1960s, from the KMT-led government's policies of promoting Mandarin Chinese and suppressing other languages as a means to consolidate its power.
www.gio.gov.tw /taiwan-website/5-gp/yearbook/19Culture.htm   (15502 words)

  
 Hill songs bring Hakkas together
Hakka hill songs, which are usually sung by a man and a woman, are one of the most famous aspects of Hakka culture.
Zhang Bo, 70, is not a Hakka, but he gradually developed a love for Hakka hill songs when he came to the park and met Hakka people 10 years ago.
Hou added that the government of Yuexiu District of Guangzhou decided early in April to organize a fund for Hakka hill songs development, in an effort to enhance the cultural development of Hakka in the city.
www.chinadaily.net /english/doc/2004-06/14/content_339191.htm   (917 words)

  
  Hakka Culture
Hakka Television was established in 2003, offering news and other programming to Taiwan's Hakka community in their mother tongue.
Hakka opera, which was originally brought to Taiwan from China, has transformed from the "tea-farming opera with three major roles" (one buffoon and two prima donnas) of the Ching dynasty into the "grand tea-farming opera" of the 1950s.
Hakka literature, as defined by the Council for Hakka Affairs, refers to works that are both literary and Hakka-related.
www.taiwan.com.au /Soccul/People/Compos/report04.html   (1007 words)

  
 Definition of Hakka Hill Songs
Hakka Hill Songs (客家山歌; pinyin: Kejia Shan Ge) are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
Hakka Hill Songs are also used as a form of communication at a distance.
Hakka Hill Songs can be made up impromptu, to communicate with others or to express oneself.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Hakka_Hill_Songs   (219 words)

  
  Hakka hill song - China-related Topics HA-HD - China-Related Topics
ChinesemusicHakka hill songs (客家山歌; pinyin: K??jiā shāngē) are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
Hakka Hill Songs are also used as a form of communication at a distance.
Hakka Hill Songs can be made up impromptu, to communicate with others or to express oneself.
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Hakka_hill_song   (243 words)

  
  Hakka
Hakka society was dependent on the working abilities of women, who had to take up a larger share of the work farming while the men were studying or at war.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus, and led a movement which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
Taiwan's Hakka are concentrated in Hsinchu City and Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, and around Jhongli in Taoyuan County and Meinong in Kaohsiung County, and Pingtong County with smaller presence in Hualian and Taitung County.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Hakka   (2318 words)

  
 Hakka Summary
Hakka people now are found in the southern Chinese provinces, chiefly in Guangdong, south-western Fujian, southern Jiangxi, southern Hunan, Guangxi, southern Guizhou, south-eastern Sichuan, and on Hainan and Taiwan islands.
Hakka people also are found in South Africa and Mauritius, on the islands of the Caribbean, and in Central and South America.
Hakkas on the island of Bangka have a very interesting accents scheme, said to be heavily influenced by the Malay native language.
www.bookrags.com /Hakka   (2815 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Hakka   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The spelling "Hakka" is derived from the pronunciation in Hakka dialect (pronounced as "haagga" in Hakka and "kejia" in Mandarin).
Hakka people are also known to be very adamant in defending their cultural heritage, which was the reason for their migration to flee from the "northern" influence at that time.
Hakka (Chinese: 客家; pinyin: kèjiā, literal meaning "guest families") are a Han Chinese people whose ancestors are said to originate from around Henan and Shanxi in northern China over a millenia and a half ago.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Hakka   (988 words)

  
 Hakka - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hakkas did not practice foot-binding and whereas this phenomenon may be attributed to the fact that women were required to work, this distinction of the Hakka people has been noted prior to late migrations in the 19th century.
Taiwan's Hakka are concentrated in Hsinchu City and Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, and around Jhongli in Taoyuan County, and Meinong in Kaohsiung County, and in Pingtong County, with smaller presences in Hualian and Taitung County.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion, led by the notorious and failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan, who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/hakka   (4871 words)

  
 Hakka - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hakka farmers were known to have used their feet while standing upright to pull weeds off rice paddies, as their cultural pride would not allow them to kneel and crawl on land belonging to the Manchus.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who thought he was the brother of Jesus, and led a following which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
Hakka women never practiced foot binding and were known for their high academic achievement.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Hakka   (1559 words)

  
 HAKKA : Encyclopedia Entry
Hakka society was dependent on the working abilities of women, who had to take up a larger share of the farming work while the men were studying or at war.
Hakka people also are found in South Africa and Mauritius, on the islands of the Caribbean (Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and in Central and South America.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion, led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus, and they led a movement which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
bibleocean.com /OmniDefinition/Hakka   (2507 words)

  
 Hakka hill song Information
Hakka hill songs (客家山歌; pinyin: Kèjiā shāngē) are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
Hakka Hill Songs are also used as a form of communication at a distance.
Hakka Hill Songs can be made up impromptu, to communicate with others or to express oneself.
www.bookrags.com /wiki/Hakka_hill_song   (170 words)

  
 Hakka hill song at AllExperts
Hakka hill songs (客家山歌; pinyin: Kèjiā shāngÄ") are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
Hakka Hill Songs are also used as a form of communication at a distance.
Hakka Hill Songs can be made up impromptu, to communicate with others or to express oneself.
en.allexperts.com /e/h/ha/hakka_hill_song.htm   (219 words)

  
 Hakka
Hakka (Chinese : 客家; pinyin : kèjiā, literal meaning "guest families") are a Han Chinese people whose ancestors are said to originate from around Henan and Shanxi in northern China over a millennium and a half ago.
Hakka people are now found in the southern Chinese provinces of Guangdong, western Fujian, Jiangxi, southern Hunan, Guangxi, southern Guizhou, south eastern Sichuan, Hainan and Taiwan islands.
In these conflicts, indigenous settlers thought that Hakka were not Chinese at all, but due to common ancestry as traced in clan genealogies, Hakka descendents are as Chinese as their neighbours.
www.austinrealestateshopper.com /a.php?title=Hakka   (711 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Hakka hill song   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hakka Hill Songs (客家山歌; pinyin: Kejia Shan Ge) are probably one of the better known elements of Hakka culture.
Hakka Hill Songs are also used as a form of communication at a distance.
Hakka Hill Songs can be made up impromptu, to communicate with others or to express oneself.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Hakka_hill_song   (312 words)

  
 Suchmaschine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hakka people also are found in South Africa and Mauritius, on the islands of the Caribbean (Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and in Central and South America, particularly in Panama.
Hakkas on the island of Bangka have an unusual accent, said to be heavily influenced by the Malay, especially in younger generation.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion, led by the notorious and failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan, who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus.
www.dmoz.ch /lexikon.cgi?sprache=en&q=Hakka   (5288 words)

  
 Hakka - Japan
The Hakkas did not practice foot-binding and whereas this phenomenon may be attributed to the fact that women were required to work, this distinction of the Hakka people has been noted prior to late migrations in the 19th century.
Hakkas on the island of Bangka have a very interesting accents scheme, said to be heavily influenced by the Malay native language.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion, led by the notorious and failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan, who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus.
hakka.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Hakka   (5315 words)

  
 Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Kansas City - Hakka Culture
Hakka Television 客家電視臺 was established in 2003, offering news and other programming to Taiwan's Hakka community in their mother tongue.
Hakka opera, which was originally brought to Taiwan from China, has transformed from the "tea-farming opera with three major roles" (one buffoon and two prima donnas) 三腳採茶戲 of the Ching dynasty into the "grand tea-farming opera" 採茶大戲 of the 1950s.
During the 20th century, Taiwan's Hakka people and Hakka culture suffered ethnic persecution under both Japanese colonial rule and, in the 1950s and 1960s, from the KMT-led government's policies of promoting Mandarin Chinese and suppressing other languages as a means to consolidate its power.
www.taiwan-kcteco.org /content/view/47/44   (1079 words)

  
 Hakka - Maoist Wiki - a Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Hakkas did not practice foot-binding and whereas this phenomenon may be attributed to the fact that women were required to work, this distinction of the Hakka people has been noted prior to late migrations in the 19th century.
Hakka people also are found in South Africa and Mauritius, on the islands of the Caribbean (Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago, and in Central and South America, particularly in Panama.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion, led by the notorious and failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who claimed he was the younger brother of Jesus.
maoist.wikia.com /wiki/Hakka   (4816 words)

  
 HAKKA HOMEPAGE
During their centuries of wandering throughout the Chinese mainland, the Hakka managed to preserve their original customs, yet in their travels from the north of the Chinese mainland to the south, they absorbed the folk music of each region.
It is the first modern Hakka song released in the Taiwan area sung in the Hailu subdialect of Hakka.
This song first tells the difficulties the ancestors of Hakka people met when they first came to Taiwan, then it asks the Hakka people now not to forget their own language and good spirits.
www.angelfire.com /la3/mayuko_lai/hakkasong.html   (351 words)

  
 Radio Taiwan International
The songs sung in the Hakka theater are mostly Hakka mountain songs and Hakka minor tunes popular in Hakka communities.
The actors speak in the Hakka dialect and sing Hakka mountain songs and tea-picking songs, which are the quintessence of Hakka culture.
Hakka theater players were forced to shift to perform in the open air.
www.cbs.org.tw /english/hakka/p13.html   (1280 words)

  
 Pilot Guides.com: Houses and History of the Hakka Tribe
The Hakka are usually found in the less habitable regions of China and South-East Asia, as with most tribes who have emigrated away from their homelands.
The name Hakka is a Cantonese pronunciation of the Mandarin word Ko Chia ("guest people"), Around seven percent of Chinese align their roots to the Hakka.
Their folk songs, said to be sung in nine accents and eighteen melodies, are very complex.
www.pilotguides.com /destination_guide/asia/china/hakka_tribe.php   (1031 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Hakka Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hakka are a Han Chinese people whose ancestors are said to originate from around Henan and Shanxi in northern China over a millennium and a half ago.
Hakka (Chinese: 客家; pinyin: kèjiā, literal meaning "guest families") are a Han Chinese people whose ancestors are said to originate from around Henan and Shanxi in northern China over a millennium and a half ago.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who thought he was the brother of Jesus, and lead a following which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
www.ipedia.com /hakka.html   (700 words)

  
 Hakka information - Search.com
Through studies into both Cantonese and Hakka genealogies, some Hakka and Punti people with the same surnames claim the same ancestors, although their descendants strongly identify with one group to the exclusion of the other.
Worldwide, over 95% of the oversea descended Hakkas came from this region, usually from Huizhou, the Hakkas here live mostly in the eastern part of the province, particularly the so-called Xing-Mei (Xingning-Meixian) Area.
Hakka people in Indonesia are mostly found in cities in Western Kalimantan (Borneo) such as Pontianak, Singkawang and towns along the Kapuas River.
www.search.com /reference/Hakka   (2530 words)

  
 hakka   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the course of their struggles, they aired and expressed their emotions by means of songs, initially with simple songs of joy or lament, then various tunes accompanying labors and depending on occasions.
There songs for friends and lovers, and there were responding songs between people over the hill and cross the river, eventually shaping the naive, spontaneous and unique from of "Shan-ke"--- the Hakka yodel.
Hakka people love their yodels; yodels are indispensable to their everyday life.
www-camil.music.uiuc.edu /musedex/taiwan/hakka/hakka.htm   (226 words)

  
 Council for Hakka Affairs Executive Yuan, R. O. C.
Since farming has also been their primary means of livelihood, when they were trailblazing in mountains or working on the farm, their life was always closely related to nature.
The singing in the three-role tea-picking opera is based on old mountain songs with the “four-county” accent.
From the folk songs, these people absorbed various elements of arts and culture in cities and integrated them with opera singing and achieved noticeable artistic improvements.
www.hakka.gov.tw /np.asp?ctNode=1026&mp=205   (672 words)

  
 These Are Houses on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Hakka was a nomadic tribe, which had traveled from Northern China and settled in Guang Dong and Fujian provinces for the last 600-700 years (probably).
Hakkas traditionally live in mountain (they have many "mountain songs") and are not sea farers.
Hakka funeral procession is quite elaborate with unwedded funeral ladies (Cai Ci/Cai Ma) who wear long fl dresses, perform dances (with fire) and chant prayers (it is a must to see for those who are into cultures).
www.flickr.com /photos/66972807@N00/95729043   (903 words)

  
 The Homepage of Alex (Phan Wen Lung) - Journal
Consequently, Hakka society puts an extra emphasis on the working abilities of women, who had to take up a bigger load of work on the farms while their menfolks were studying or at war.
Taiwan's Hakka are concentrated in Hsinchu City and Hsinchu County, Miaoli County, and around Jhongli in Taoyuan County and Meinong in Kaohsiung County.
Hakka people are also found in South Africa, Tahiti (French Polynesia), Mauritius and the islands of the Caribbean, particularly Jamaica.
ruspandy.multiply.com /journal   (16234 words)

  
 Hakka Mountain or Hill Songs
Below are the lyrics of a song about the graces given and suffering endured by anyone's caring parents bringing up the kids.
The song is sung by a male and female duo.
I do have another song, (but only in part) not only to demonstrate the similarity of the music, but also another of the Hakka sister dialects which is probably in Meixian (Moi Yen) Hakka.
www.sungwh.freeserve.co.uk /sapienti/sango.htm   (455 words)

  
 Hakka - China-related Topics HA-HD - China-Related Topics
The Hakka farmers were known to have used their feet while standing upright to pull weeds off rice paddies, as their cultural pride would not allow them to kneel and crawl on land belonging to the Manchus.
In these conflicts, indigenous settlers thought that Hakka were not Chinese at all, but due to common ancestry as traced in clan genealogies, Hakka descendents are as Chinese as their neighbours.
Hakka were active in the Taiping Rebellion led by the failed Qing scholar Hong Xiuquan who thought he was the brother of Jesus, and lead a following which formed the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping Tian Guo).
www.famouschinese.com /virtual/Hakka   (937 words)

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