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Descendents of Famous Chinese Poets Aim to Raise Awareness

By Harriet Staff

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The descendents of eight famous Chinese poets from the Tang and Song Dynasties met in Beijing on Wednesday.

Dressed in traditional Chinese clothing known as Han Fu, they aimed to discuss the creation of a website designed to promote the poetry and literary works of their ancestors, the Beijing News reports.

"The eight great poets of the Tang and Song Dynasties" refer to Han Yu, Liu Zongyuan, Su Shi, Su Xun, Su Zhe, Ou Yangxiu, Wang Anshi and Zeng Gong.

Originally Published: May 18th, 2012