Huaian Birthplace

A guided tour of the birthplace of Zhou Enlai, former Premier and Foreign Minister of China, in Huai An, Jiangsu Province. July 1, 2011.

Time: 11 minutes, 39 seconds. Click the “play” triangle on the bottom left to play the video.

Highlights include the bed in which he was born, the desk he used as a young student, his library, family rooms and reading rooms, bedrooms used by his aunty and nanny, the courtyard well, a very old family tree he climbed, and the family garden and kitchen. A classic example of simple family life in a small town, the way it used to be lived in China.


The Founders of the Zhou Enlai Peace Institute meet with the John Waihee, the former Governor of Hawaii (center) in support of the APEC Event and the vision of the Peace Institute. Xiao Fang Zhou (left) and Michael North (right).