60 Years of Cultural Development in China

Updated: 2010-12-12 11:53

In the last 60 years since the founding of the People's Republic of China, the Chinese culture has been exploring its way through twists and turns.

In line with the direction of "serving the people and serving socialism" and the principle of "letting a hundred flowers blossom and a hundred schools of thoughts contend", great efforts have been made to inherit and promote the good traditional cultures of China and actively absorb the outstanding cultural achievements of the world, resulting in great prosperity and progress in both public cultural undertakings and cultural industries.

Thanks to the trials and developments of the last 60 years and in particular the last 30 years of reform. and opening-up, Chinese culture has witnessed brilliant progress in all aspects, entering one of the best periods of growth in Chinese history.

Cultural and artistic creations have been thriving. A nationwide network of public cultural services has taken shape.Cultural market and cultural industries have boomed.Protection of cultural heritage has yielded remarkable results.International cultural exchanges have made far-reaching impacts.Reform. on the administrative system of culture has been deepened.Supporting mechanism for cultural development has been strengthened.

60 Years of Cultural Development in China

On the new starting point of history, China will hold high the great banner of building socialism with Chinese characteristics and follow the scientific outlook on development, earnestly enhance the quality of cultural products and services to fulfill the diversified cultural needs of the people.

It will further deepen reforms on the cultural administrative and management system, further emancipate and develop cultural productivity as part of the soft power of China.

It shall increase the cohesive power, influence and attractiveness of Chinese culture, to strengthen human resources and legislative development and shift the functions of the government for the purpose of providing intellectual support and policy guarantee for cultural development. In so doing, it is expected that a new surge of cultural booming and prosperity will be achieved all around China.

CPC Heroes

Zhu De

Zhu De, born in Yilong County of Sichuan Province in 1886 and passed away in 1976, is a great Marxist, proletarian revolutionary, statesman and military strategist.

Chen Yi

A native of Le Zhi, in Southwest China's Sichuan Province, and awarded by the People's Republic of China the military rank of marshal; Served as the country's Vice Premier (1954-1972) and Foreign Minister (1958-1972)

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