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Cultural undertakings of Shannan are flourishing

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2018年12月17日 10:15


Students of a primary school in Shannan City are performing. [China Tibet News/Liu Feng]

In recent years, relying on rich cultural resources, Shannan City has been accelerating the transformation of its advantages in cultural resources into advantages in cultural development. The Yarlung Cultural Festival has been successfully held for consecutive terms and the national demonstration area for public cultural service system has been established. The cultural undertakings are flourishing.

In recent years, through promoting cultural infrastructure construction, improving the public cultural service system and building cultural projects, a four-level network of public cultural services has been formed at the municipal, county, township and village levels.

At present, the Yarlung theatre and the sports stadium in Shannan are in good operation, the library and digital cinema have been completed and put into use, the museum project has been completed, and the reconstruction and expansion projects of the mass art gallery have been basically completed. In addition, there are 17 professional and folk art and literature organizations, 550 rural amateur artistic performance teams, and 943 cultural volunteers. Standardized comprehensive cultural stations have been built in 82 townships, 580 public electronic reading rooms have been put into use, and the comprehensive coverage rate of radio and television has reached 93% and 98% respectively.

With profound cultural deposits, Shannan City has 14 national intangible cultural heritage items and 16 national key cultural relics protection units.

In recent years, Shannan has vigorously implemented the cultural quality projects, and introduced the measures for the support and reward of literary and artistic creation, which have helped a large number of excellent works stand out and yielded fruitful results in literary and artistic creation.

Besides, Shannan City also further promotes the reform of cultural system, promotes the integrated development of innovation, entrepreneurship and cultural industries, and cultivated 23 famous cultural brands and 12 characteristic brand origin places.

At present, there are 1,010 cultural enterprises in Shannan with more than 1,700 employees, and 174 national handicraft industrial cooperatives with more than 3,600 employees. The cultural industry is growing steadily.

In addition, Shannan also actively carries out characteristic cultural activities to make the cultural tourism industry become a major engine to promote high-quality economic and social development.

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