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Cultural gala entertains Jiading residents

( ) 2017-04-01

Towns in Jiading

Cultural gala entertains Jiading residents

Group of senior citizens at Jiading's Anting town learn skills of traditional Chinese painting on March 25. The event was held to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Shanghai Citizens Art Festival. [Photo/]

A traditional Chinese painting class opened in Jiading's Anting town, an event which attracted a large number of senior citizens keen on traditional Chinese painting.

A picture book reading activity was organized at the Malu town in hope of getting more kids to love reading. Additionally, a book exhibition was launched in Nanxiang town and many parents purchased books for their children.

Cultural gala entertains Jiading residents

A resident in Xuhang town, Shanghai's Jiading district, shows her painting work on a circular fan on March 25. [Photo/]

Folk art activities were also popular. Xuhang town launched a DIY event for participants to draw colorful paintings on circular fans, a kind of traditional Chinese craft. Waigang town staged folk opera performances and Huating town launched a handicrafts exhibition.



Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.