Ding Yijie, 17, has been completely blind for the past two years, but that does not stop her travelling to Hong Kong from her home in Foshan for music lessons. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Blind Chinese teen violinist who commutes 12 hours for lessons in Hong Kong sets bar high for herself

Ding Yijie became blind at 15, but that didn’t dampen her positive spirit nor her passion for playing the violin. Every few weeks she travels from Foshan with her mother to study at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Topic |   Classical music

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Ding Yijie, 17, has been completely blind for the past two years, but that does not stop her travelling to Hong Kong from her home in Foshan for music lessons. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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