Dandong: Ancient Culture Meets Contemporary Progress
In this section Visit Dandong brings you a list of most noteworthy people from Dandong.
Dandong is an award-winning Chinese border city filled with interesting contradictions. While it is an ideal destination for nature lovers, those who prefer the buzz and the bustle of city life will not be left disappointed. As the most significant port city in China, Dandong is a commercial hub and home to various manufacturers and production companies. It is also surrounded by majestic mountain ranges and incredible natural scenery, and offers a rich cultural experience to visitors through various activities and noteworthy historical sites to see. Dandong city is friendly, interesting and well worth a visit.
At the age of 33, no one would have expected that Dr. Jiren Liu would soon become one of China’s most successful businessmen. Dr. Liu had spent more of his time in classrooms than offices, and he could program computers but had never tried to sell them. Born in Dandong in 1955, Dr. Liu received […]
Xian Zhang: Taking Classical Music by StormDandong-Born TrailblazerIn December 2015, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales announced its intention to name Xian Zhang as its principal guest conductor, making her the first woman to hold a titled conducting role with a BBC Orchestra. This appointment, which will make Zhang perhaps the most prominent female conductor […]