Yangquan goes hi-tech at cultural fair


Updated: 2023-10-24


Yangquan city's exhibition hall is bustling with visitors at the 6th Shanxi Cultural Industries Fair. [Photo by Liu Sheng for goshanxi.com.cn] 

Yangquan city in North China's Shanxi province has showcased more than 2,000 exhibits from 43 local cultural enterprises at the 6th Shanxi Cultural Industries Fair in the provincial capital Taiyuan, leaving visitors with extraordinary experiences and gains.

The most popular area in the city's exhibition hall was the cultural creativity and technology section, where visitors were captivated by the fusion of technology and culture, with sci-fi novels and digital tech exhibits including unmanned vehicles and drones. 


Visitors view unmanned vehicles at Yangquan city's exhibition hall at the fair. [Photo by Liu Sheng for goshanxi.com.cn]

Nearly 10 intangible cultural heritage demonstration activities, including purple clay teapot making and pyrography, attracted a large number of spectators. The city's image promotion show on the main stage featured over 10 programs, including traditional opera, songs, and dances, showcasing Yangquan's exemplary artistic creations in recent years. 

During the signing ceremony for key cultural industry projects, Yangquan signed agreements for seven projects, with a total investment of 93 million yuan ($12.74 million), involving the handicrafts, tourism, livestreaming, cultural creativity, intangible cultural heritage, and elderly care sectors. 


Children read sci-fi novels at Yangquan city's exhibition hall. [Photo by Liu Sheng for goshanxi.com.cn]

In the future, Yangquan will continue to promote the balanced and high-quality development of cultural products, enhance the efficiency of its public cultural services, and provide more wonderful cultural experiences for the public.


An exhibitor from Yangquan shows his artworks to visitors at the fair. [Photo by Liu Sheng for goshanxi.com.cn]