Single's Day prompts question: Who is China's most eligible bachelor?

16:53, November 11, 2010      

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It is Nov.11 again. The date is made up of four single "1s," so it has an interesting folk nickname: "Single's Day" or "Bachelor's Festival."

However, this year's "Bachelor's Festival" China is a little different with former ones, because it finally has a theme song of its own. The song, named "Men's Distress," is written by Zhang Yiyi, a young writer whose birth date happens to be Nov. 11, composed by Liu Yijin, a young musician, and sang by A Wei and Ji Li.

The song could be selected as the theme song of the festival because it exactly expresses men's loneliness and helpless. However, it also received much criticism from female Netizens, who said "it exaggerates men's difficulties, while ignores women's problems."

At the same time, the vote for "2010 China's top ten eligible bachelors" jointly launched by Chinese Association of Bachelors and a website for Chinese bachelors is over and 10 young Chinese from culture, entertainment and sport industries were crowned the "embarrassing" laurel. They are Louis Koo, Chen Kun, Deng Yazhi, Zhang Yiyi, Guo Jingming, Zhao Ruirui, Bao Chunlai, Liu Zhijiang, Zheng Churong and Dai Zhikang.

Wuhan Evening Paper contributed to the story.

By Wang Hanlu, People's Daily Online


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