Store Holds Overnight Gala to Celebrate End of Reading Month
This Friday the Shenzhen Book City Store will be hosting an overnight cultural gala to celebrate the end of the annual Reading Month. Guests and visitors will be treated to 34 percent discounts on all publications sold in the store. Special gifts will given away to selected store customers such as Hakka salted chicken which was featured in the documentary Bite of China.
Cultural activities such as reading sessions, movies, live music, art displays and food will be featured all through the night. Meanwhile publisher Zhang Lixian will be hosting a discussion and lectures. Zhang also an actor will also be featuring his movie Beijing Blues which won the best film award at the Taiwan’s Golden Horse Film Festival.
This will be the first time a local venue pulls off a all night service for its residents. This event will be a grand celebration and organizers hopes to promote more public reading and activities during the celebration.