One of the small pleasures of life in China is to take a leisurely stroll through the park and listen to all the locals playing their various instruments. But one 67-year-old man from Guangzhou is apparently trying to blow all those other amateurs away with a 1.3-meter-long flute that he made himself.
In his retirement, Liang Yaliu spends his time serenading tourists with whimsical tunes from his oversized woodwind made from bamboo as they scale the city’s Baiyun Mountain, CCTV News reports.
Perhaps Liang should consider starting an ensemble with Ji Jiarong of Jiangsu province, Guinness World Record holder for the world’s biggest erhu, measuring nearly 5 meters in height.
Instrument-making is apparently becoming a popular hobby among Chinese retirees. In July, one 65-year-old man from Guizhou wowed the internet by showing off his collection of 1,200 instruments made from trash.
[Images via CCTV News]
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