First Gin Clan World Conference
Between the 3rd and 7th November 2005, the first Gin Clan World Conference was held at Kaiping ( 開平市), Guangzhou, China. This is right in the Siyi ( 四邑 ) region, where the majority of Chinese pioneers came from. In excess of 700 National and International delegates attended, including clan members and friends from Australia, China (many Chinese provinces including Hong Kong were well represented), Europe, Latin America ( Mexico, Costa Rica), South East Asia ( Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore), United States of America and much more.
The following page is a small collection of photos taken at the grand conference. To see the official record we suggest you see Sun He News, 2005 December Issue, Volume 40. 舜河僑刊(40期)
Welcome flowers at the door Drummer girls to welcome guests
Address of conferenceby Dr. Hal Gin Roast Pigs ready for special ceremony
At the gate of the Uncle Lee Village Welcome at the Uncle Lee Village
Paying respects to our ancestor Record of refurbishment of our ancestor's tomb
Movement of the Gin Clan in China Registration Point at the Conference
Marching Band to welcome guests Registration Point for US Gin Family Members
An important Agenda Item discussed was the building of the Gin Sun Hall Memorial Hall ... depicted in the following artist impression sketch of the structure to be constructed.
To see the progress of the construction of the Memorial Hall, see next page ...