On the morning of September 17, 2017 Beijing Social Science Popularization Week cum the Sixth Xicheng District Social Science Popularization Week kicked off in the Grand View Garden. More than 300 community residents participated in the opening ceremony. At the opening ceremony, the organizer of the event presented books on social science to residents.
It’s the sixth time for Xicheng District to hold the social science popularization week. Xicheng District’s social science popularization week features popularization of social science knowledge and promotion of traditional Chinese culture, during which knowledge contest, expert forum, theme exhibition and events in other forms are held. Over the past six years, Xicheng District’s social science popularization week has become a platform for showing excellent social science resources, and popularizing scientific spirit, knowledge, ideas and methods to residents.
At the opening ceremony, the final of the Grand Canal culture knowledge contest was held. And the exhibition showing social science achievements Beijing’s 16 districts have gained, the Grand Canal culture theme exhibition, the Beijing culture photo exhibition, the exhibition showing achievements in the past five years, the Winter Olympics theme exhibition, and the exhibition featuring stamps of Xicheng District’s time-honored brands will also be held during the social science popularization week, offering a knowledge feast to residents. And the animated short film popularizing social science has become the highlight of the opening ceremony, attracting many residents to watch.
In the experiencing area, residents participated in the social science knowledge puzzle and got books by scanning a QR code. In the counselling area, more than 20 experts were invited to offer advice about family education, low-carbon life, marriage and family, old people’s mental health, law, folk culture and finance to residents. In addition, the book exchange event held by Xicheng District No.1 Library, the Tao Ran culture promotion campaign organized by the Tao Ran Culture Research Association and other events have attracted many residents.
This year’s social science popularization week will continue until September 24, during which a variety of events will be held in the exhibition area, experiencing area and counselling area.