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( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2019-03-12

Experience auto culture in Jiading

The Shanghai Auto Culture Festival 2019 and the 6th Road Trip Festival kick off in Jiading district on March 5. [Photo/jiading.gov.vn]

The Shanghai Auto Culture Festival 2019 and the 6th Road Trip Festival kicked off in Jiading district on March 5.

The Shanghai Auto Culture Festival, initiated in 2011, has become a driver for the development of the automobile industry and a link for the general public to auto culture. The festival this year is comprised of 17 activities in four sectors – a track carnival, theme exhibition, tourism and entertainment, and the auto business. The event will continue to May 26.

At the track carnival, F1 will put on its 1,000th match, where car lovers can enjoy auto culture through special presentations and entertainment activities.

Experience auto culture in Jiading

Wang Hao, deputy head of Jiading district, delivers a keynote speech during the opening ceremony. [Photo/jiading.gov.vn]

According to Shanghai's development strategy, Jiading was designed to be an international automobile city with an entire industrial chain. Thanks to the development of the automobile industry, auto culture has increased rapidly in the district.

Cheng Meihong, deputy director of the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Culture and Tourism, said that the auto culture festival is one of Shanghai's "four major brands" and plays a key role in the development of the Yangtze River Delta region. The festival is an effective way to improve Shanghai's image and enrich people's cultural lives.

Wang Hao, deputy head of Jiading district, explained that the festival facilitates the aggregation of auto culture industries and promotes the rapid development of auto racing, auto expositions, as well as automobile road trips, and is also an indispensable part of Jiading's becoming a global automobile industry center.

MAIL TO DISTRICT CHIEFzxi@jiading.gov.cn

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