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Shigatse strengthens construction of grassroots public culture

By Zhi Xinghua Source:China Tibet News 2018-06-08

In recent years, Shigatse has been giving full play to the function of public cultural services and paying attention to the grassroots public cultural resources, so as to meet the growing needs of the masses for a better cultural life.

To strengthen the construction of cultural facilities at the grassroots level, Shigatse has invested 3.1 million yuan in upgrading 62 township cultural centers. Besides, all-in-one cultural machines are equipped for 227 village (neighborhood committee) level digital cultural stations with an investment of 5.68 million yuan. 4.84 million yuan is invested in purchasing computers, audio equipment, books and other  recreational facilities for 242 cultural rooms in poverty-stricken areas. In addition, relying to the ten poverty alleviation projects in dire poverty areas, with a total investment of 130 million yuan, cultural development projects declared by Shigatse involve the construction of 51 village-level cultural activity sites in 5 counties.

To carry out cultural projects to benefit the people, the 2018 Shiagtse Tibetan New Year gala is held. More than 1300 cultural performances are carried out in the countryside to meet the cultural needs of grassroots people.

What's more, the masses have organized square dance activities on their own initiative, which further stimulates the cultural vitality of the grassroots and creates a strong cultural atmosphere.

To cultivate cultural cadres at the grassroots level, Shigatse's cultural system innovates personnel training mechanism and regularly carries out cultural team training work with the aim of improving the professional and technical level of cultural talents.

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