Yuewei Cottage’s "Read the City" Space Opens
The launching ceremony of Yuewei Cottage’s "Read the City" space was held at the memorial hall of Ji Xiaolan recently. More than a dozen children, led by several senior folk artists in Beijing, took part in a worship ceremony, and then participated in Beijing folk games and art activities such as maohou making experience activity.
As an important cultural place in Beijing, the former residence of Ji Xiaolan sets up the "Read the City" space on the second floor of its memorial hall. There are more than 4000 collected works, covering Beijing’s history and folk customs, imperial history of the Ming and Qing dynasties, masterpieces by Chinese cultural celebrities, and Chinese art works. Readers can also read “Siku Quanshu” there, the treasure of the country which was compiled by Ji Xiaolan.
This time’s activity was just a start, said the relevant person in charge of the former residence of Ji Xiaolan. They will explore the spiritual and cultural needs of Beijing citizens, and build the "Read the City" space into a cultural exchange place close to ordinary people. Cultural forum, "read the city" themed activity, tea tasting activity, handiwork making activity, game, and folk custom experience activity will be held in the future.
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