Video: Chinese teenager wins online fans for stunning guitar skills

Ding Xiaoxiao China Plus Published: 2017-03-19 14:57:23
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The amazing guitar skills of a 13-year-old boy from Baiyin City in Gansu Province have been attracting huge attention online.

Video of first grade middle school student, Liu Jiazhuo's 'finger-style' playing was posted on China's micro-blogging website weibo, and has so far been seen 16.88 million times. He's been playing guitar for just six years. 

Finger-style guitar is a technique of playing the guitar where you pluck the strings with the fingertips, fingernails, or picks attached to fingers.

One netizen commented that "the boy has got a promising future", "he plays guitar with heart and soul". Another joked that he "shouldn't let study interfere with his guitar playing".

"The video was recorded by a teacher at school by accident. I love playing finger-style guitar very much and I hope to know more people who are interested in it," said Liu during an interview. 

"You should seek any opportunity to show your talent, even if your skills are never discovered." the teenager added.

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