Charity events share experience of Chinese culture
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.
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.
"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.