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Labor Day holiday embellished with cultural activities

During the Labor Day holiday, Changning District organized 239 online and offline cultural activities, attracting more than 434,592 participants.


Two cultural centers, two libraries and many community cultural activity centers and other public cultural venues in the district welcomed 30,802 visitors in total.


A total of 11,487 people joined city group tours organized by Changning travel agencies, up 1,904.71 percent from the same period last year. Shanghai Zoo received 145,100 visitors during the holiday, an increase of 213.08 percent year-on-year.


During the holiday, 239 activities were launched at various tourist attractions and cultural venues in the district.


Shanghai Zoo showcased medical examination, nutrition, enrichment, behavior management and other work on wild animal feeding management to visitors.


Many accordion lovers participated in the 3rd International Accordion Culture and Art Festival held at the new Hongqiao Central Garden which added a strong artistic flavor to the holiday and effectively expanded the dimension of public cultural services, enhancing the radiation and influence of Changning’s cultural and artistic landmarks.


As an important activity of this year’s Changning Coffee Culture Festival, the first coffee theater festival was launched by Columbia Circle, with three major sections: coffee theater, coffee vintage fashion market, and coffee culture appreciation. During the festival, five coffee theater skits were staged, each with five public performances, and the 25 wonderful performances attracted a total of more than 2,000 people.


The Hongqiao Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai opened the first exhibition and awarding ceremony for the winning works of the Velazquez Painting & Sculpture Competition. It is the first time that a competition in memory of great artist Diego Rodriguez de Silvay Velazquez has been held in China.


The Changning Folk Culture Center brought lane games, Shanghai-style painting and embroidery experience as well as Shanghai burlesque and other traditional opera performances.


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