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Celebrating Chinese Elderly People Creativity

Chinese elderly people do a lot of crazy things. assembled a funny gallery testifying to their ingenuity.

They are creative, they fight for their rights, they use their spare time to help others and they tend to entertain with a series of low-budget ideas. Who doesn’t want to have a granddad like them?

Chongqing, Uncle Chiang riding a pig for fun

October 8, 2012, Beijing, 76-year-old man with six peacocks

2005, Hangzhou. A retired man created his parachute kite.

November 2, 2006, e pictuChongqing. 76-year-old Chen showing his supine floating position for more than one hour, attracting people to takres.

July 22, 2013, Beijing. 80-year-old Zhang is a qigong street performer.

February 19, 2014. A man made his “Lamborghini” sports car for his grandchildren.

February 14, 2011, Chengdu, Sichuan, 69-year-old Hu Kaiyuan sitting on his workbench repairing an old computer.

October 30, 2013, Guangzhou, 93-year-old man volunteering as living mannequin in South China Normal University.

April 2, 2014, Qingdao, an 80-year-old man created a self-made aircraft carrier 12 meters long and 3 meters wide able to carry 20 people.

A 63-year-old man in Zhejiang created with mud a serie of sculptures to decorate his farm.

March 25, 2005, Hangzhou, a man showing his huge collection of cameras consisting of more than 1100 units.

August 15, 2012, Zhoukou, 63-year-old Kang Mingzhi took five months to create his electric Motor Dragon.

Xi’an, an old man rescuing a cat.

December 7, 2012, Chongqing, 63-year-old Cao Yongxin, rode for 40 days dressed like a bird across China to promote environmental awareness.

May 17, 2005, a 60 year old man created this bus to promote morality in China.

December 23, 2013, a man in Henan province, built six cannons to defend the area from the eviction teams.

January 10 2009. Wu Yulu, a farmer, built a robot to pull his cart.

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