Explore charming Wuxi at cultural facilities

gowuxi.com| Updated: July 18,2023 L M S

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The fourth Cultural Facilities Month kicked off in Wuxi, East China's Jiangsu province, on July 15.

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A woman tries repairing an ancient book at Donglin Academy. [Photo/WeChat account: wuxishilvyouju]

Two activities in particular at the opening ceremony inspired local children's intererst in ancient Chinese culture.

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People try making a thread-bound book at Donglin Academy. [Photo/WeChat account: wuxishilvyouju]

The intangible cultural heritage-themed fair at Donglin Academy showcased the city's cultural relics, renowned figures, and ancient craftsmanship while the Wuxi Library offered the experience of repairing ancient books and making thread-bound books and imitations of ancient paintings and calligraphy works collected by the library.

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Students imitate the ancient paintings and calligraphy works at Wuxi Library. [Photo/WeChat account: wuxishilvyouju]

During the month-long event, all the cultural facilities in Wuxi, including museums, libraries and former residences of renowned figures, are expected to arrange as many as 673 activities, including 80 themed activities.

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A girl tries to change the headwear of a virtual woman at the Wuxi Museum. [Photo/WeChat account: wuxishilvyouju]

Since its inception on July 15 in 2020, the Cultural Facilities Month event has mobilized various cultural establishments in Wuxi to prepare exhibitions, free cultural trainings and other cultural activities to enrich students' summer vacation. The past three editions offered a combined 673 activities, equivalent to this year's number.