1) What information tools & technologies did you used to complete your CyberFair project?
1. Digit camera 2. Digit cinecamera 3. Scanner 4. Recorder 5. Relevant film 6. Computer 7. Computer software 8. Library 9. Computer software 10. Historical photo that the masters offered
2) In what ways did you act as "ambassadors" and spokespersons for your CyberFair project both on-line and in person.
We collected the relevant materials through the profile and oral interview. We have visited Eh Yun Zhai, Ya Zheng Zhai, Ju Ying She, Changhua Nan Bei Guan, and Lukang Rotary Club. We spent the evening interviewing mastes. No matter take pictures or record, masters all cooperated very much. We really thank for their help. We thank Lukang Rotary Club even more. In order to let us interview, they changed the time of their activity that will be originally run during the Chinese New Year to the end of 2002. We also went to interview the activity that is held in 2003. We listened the masters and primary school students to perform. If there is any problem, we could communicate and connect on the telephone at any time. We also utilized message board of websites to exchange with other team
3) What has been the impact of your project on your community?
We have generalized the cultural property of Lukang since we built the website. We can also let all the countries around the world realize this culture through the project. The young people born in the E age think that tradition as reaction or fossil. They just surf the Net to play on-line games. So we built this web page. We hope young people can start to learn about the songs in Amoy colloquial and comprehend the art of tradition by the web page. On the contrary, some old masters learning the songs in Amoy colloquial are curious about computers and wondered at this new technology. It made the masters realize the meaning of “live and learn.” The songs in Amoy colloquial can pass from old masters to young people in endless succession. The young people gain deeply comprehension about the beauty of tradition. In the meanwhile, we devoutly participated in the performance of the songs in Amoy colloquial. Because of our interview, recording, and generation, the habitants and visitors began to be interested in concerning with the songs in Amoy colloquial and listen to them. They found further in the extensive profound, graceful and touching songs in Amoy colloquial in Lukang. By the interaction among our teammates, the masters of the songs in Amoy colloquial, the visitors and the habitants, we stirred up more creation and systems of culture. Imperceptibly, the art of the songs in Amoy colloquial are also pushed flourishingly.
4) How did your project involve other members of your community as helpers and volunteers?
To focus on this project, we visited many local personalities. They tried their best to provide the information we need. First, Mr. Cang-zhe Xu showed us all his pictures about the history of Lukang and cameras that he has stowed away for his whole life. Then, Lukang Rotary Club changed the time of the performance so that we could finish this project on time. Furthermore, we really think the members of Eh Yun Zhai, Ya Zheng Zhai, Ju Ying She, Changhua Nan Bei Guan, and Da Ya Zheng. They explained what they know to us in every detail and particular so that we can get the most complete information. The old masters who play the songs in Amoy colloquial also played several songs for us. Thus we could record them to update on our web site. They also introduced all kinds of the instruments to us. Now we comprehend the profundity of the songs in Amoy colloquial more and more. We really thank for their kind effort.
5) Discoveries, Lessons and Surprises (Optional)
By this project, we understand the secrets and the extensive and profound of the songs in Amoy colloquial. And we contacted the ancient Chinese music that has spread since Han dynasty. They brought us a lot of surprises. Meanwhile, with the experience of making this webpage, we try our best to overcome all difficulties again and again. At last we can have this achievement. As to us, we not only knew how to set up the website, but also trained ourselves to persevere and never talk about giving up rashly. Meanwhile, we learned about the importance of cooperation and the meaning of “many a little makes a mickle.” The completion of our website all dependente on the effort of everybody. The feeling that every body struggle for the common goal has never been realized so deeply by us in the past. We have learned a lot of skills, like dealing with materials. We also learned a lot of things that have never been taught in class. During these days, we have gained the discovery to art, experience the local surprises, and open our brand-new vision. Then with a big step of the technology, we combined with this website “The Legend of Lukang.” We have practiced our ideal step by step. We often said: “ what's the use if I do it alone? “ Via the efforts of all teachers and students of our team “The Legend of Lukang,” we reached this impossible task at last and achieve the legend of Lukang.