The first training base of Cultural and Creative Industry for the disabled people in Hangzhou has established.
Recently, the first training base of Cultural and Creative Industry for the disabled people in Hangzhou has established in Waitongwu. According to Zhuantang Street, Cultural and Creative Industry Park for the disabled people will be built based on the strong art atmosphere and technology resources of Waitongwu Village.Early in this February, Hangzhou Disabled People Rehabilitation Vocational Training Center cooperated with some enterprises in Waitongwu Village to train 14 disabled people in the West Lake District of amber carving skills. Now, they can carve not only on the amber but also on stones, jade and so on.
Source Daily Business Reporter Zhang Ding
It’s popular for retirees to live a cultural life
An artistic performance named ‘Summer of Xixi’ was held in Zhejiang University of Foreign Languages yesterday afternoon. All of the actors who participated in this performance were retirees from art troupe called ‘years as songs’ of Xixi Street, brass band of Hangzhou Retirement Administration Center and Hangzhou Art Troupe of Retirees.
Among them, ‘Years as Songs’ Art Troupe undertook eight programs of this performance. This art troupe with special characteristics consists of former soldiers, disabled people, model workers and other retirees in Xixi Street Community and forms about 40 sub-troupes such as singing troupe, dance troupe and traditional instruments orchestra.
Source Hangzhou Daily Reporter Shi Jie