Charity events share experience of Chinese culture

Hu Min
Children with autism and other members of the public got first-hand exposure to ancient practices of book repair and stone carving, as part of a series of charity activities.
Hu Min
Charity events share experience of Chinese culture
Ti Gong

Charity activities involving intangible cultural heritage are hosted for children with autism and other interested visitors at the Shanghai Library.

A series of charity activities involving intangible cultural heritage is being offered to children with autism and other members of the public at the Shanghai Library.

Youngsters from the Shanghai Qingcongquan Training Center for Children with Special Needs studied ancient book restoration and stele inscription techniques with specialists on Wednesday.

Restored pages will be compiled and put on display at the library.

Charity events share experience of Chinese culture
Ti Gong

A stele inscription experience is part of the charity activities. 

Children from the Jing'an District Qixing Art Development Center will study the two intangible cultural heritages on Sunday. 

Qingcongquan is a non-profit private organization which provides rehabilitation training and coaching to children with autism, while Qixing offers art rehabilitation to children with autism, mental disability and hearing impairment.

The charity program conducted by Bandai Namco Holdings China Co Ltd and the library will last till Sunday. 

Charity events share experience of Chinese culture
Ti Gong

Participants experience ancient book restoration as part of the activities.

"Letting more people understand and experience ancient book protection techniques is important in transmitting and promoting traditional Chinese culture," said Zhou Deming, vice curator of the library.

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