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'Chinese Classics Recitals' kicks off in Ordos

Updated: 2024-04-24 09:20 ( chinadaily.com.cn )
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Children recite classic Chinese literature at "Chinese Classics Recitals" in Ordos on April 22, 2024. [Photo/CCTV]

As "World Book Day" approaches, the "Chinese Classics Recitals", a large-scale cultural event that was planned and launched by the CNR.CN, officially commenced in Juungar Banner of Ordos city on April 22.

During the event, performances of classic Chinese literature, such as "Sanzijing" (Three Character Classic), the poem "Our Juungar", and the famous poem "Zhixiangshu", allowed the audience to experience the timeless charm of classic Chinese works from different eras.

The recitation contest aims to encourage society to recite classic Chinese literature and promote nationwide reading, thus carrying forward the essence of Chinese culture.

It is understood that this is the second edition of this competition, and that it is open to participants of all ages. The competition categories include newcomers, primary school students, middle school students, university students, and senior citizens. Around 1 million people are set to participate in this event.

During the selection process, veteran broadcasters, renowned hosts, and cultural figures will serve as leading guest readers and professional judges. Outstanding works will be broadcast across all platforms of CNR.CN.

Registration channels for this edition have been officially opened. Participants can register through the CNR.CN app, the "Chinese Classics Recitals Registration Channel" mini-program on WeChat, or access event-related information through CNR.CN's all-media platform.

During the launch ceremony, Zhang Jun, chairman of CNR.CN, conferred the title of "Demonstration Base for the Inheritance of Chinese Classic Culture" upon Juungar Banner.

Wang Guoquan, head of Juungar Banner, expressed that Juungar boasts a rich history and profound culture.

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