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Jiading bolsters public cultural space construction

( ) 2021-11-17

Jiading bolsters public cultural space construction

Shanghai Poly Grand Theater. [Photo/WeChat account: sh-jiading]

As of the middle of 2021, Shanghai Poly Grand Theater has staged 1,889 performances to over 1.1 million attendees since September 30, 2014, including those by world renowned orchestras and artists like the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the New York Philharmonic, as well as Chinese dance master Yang Liping.

The Jiading branch of Shanghai Citizen Art Night School was established this year at Jiading Cultural Cloud, offering various classes like Chinese painting and yoga, which have been popular with white-collar workers and young people.

In addition to hosting various classes, Jiading Cultural Cloud also arranges over 1,000 events annually to entertain residents.

Jiading bolsters public cultural space construction

Residents learn mianquan, a traditional form of boxing at Jiading Cultural Cloud. Mianquan originated from Jiading district and is now recognized as an intangible cultural heritage item. [Photo/WeChat account: sh-jiading]

In the next five years, the district's bureau of culture and tourism will continue to optimize the cultural resources in Jiading, bolster the construction of public cultural facilities, as well as improve the coverage and effectiveness of public cultural services, said Yao Wei, director of the bureau.

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