Reading Month to End with Overnight Cultural Gala
To celebrate the end of the annual reading month in the city, the Shenzhen Book City CBD store in Futian will be hosting a overnight cultural gala on November 30th. The store will be offering discounts of more than 30 percent on all publications that are displayed in the store. The event will also feature cultural activities ranging from reading sessions, movies, lectures, performances, art and design displays.
During the month long Reading Month carried the theme Reading builds dreams-reading fulfills dreams had more than 540 reading and cultural activities were held and is regarded as one of the city’s major cultural events. During this year’s Reading Month will not have any extravagant opening ceremony but instead opened with a reading and book sharing seminar at the store wherein reading organizations, promoters, residents and students attended to share some of their experiences in reading. Other activities for the Reading Month will include lectures, writing contests, forums, promotions and exhibitions.
Families that loves reading are encouraged to join the citywide Reading Families contest as winning families will be receiving 10,000 yuan in prizes. Students are also asked to spend at least an hour every week and join the citywide Chinese language contest this November.