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Recognisable by their large-brimmed hats these boat-dwellers were once forbidden to live on land or marry land people and were born, married and died aboard their sampans and junks.Since the early 20th century however they have had equal rights with land-dwellers and most now choose to live on land in the high-rise apartment blocks for the benefit of their children’s education but some still remain on houseboats in the harbour.Swing dance, first seen in the Big Band era of the 1930s and 1940s, has come back to Scotland!A whole new generation is now discovering the fun of partner dance to wonderful music in the friendly atmosphere of the country's various swing clubs and classes.This page is intended to provide a quick 'directory' of what is on offer; if you know of anything I should have included but have not, please let me know.
These pages are maintained by a local amateur swing dancer/ teacher with no financial links to any group or organisation.
No one from Aberdeen City Council was available for comment.
Aberdeen, located on the south coast of Hong Kong Island, was one of the first places British troops came ashore in 1841 and was named after the 4th Earl of Aberdeen, George Hamilton-Gordon, British Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.
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Residents in an Aberdeen community have called for a total ban on HGVs using roads in their area.
The port still has a large fishing fleet although this has been in decline in recent years.