The Foshan Branch Venue of the “Online Reading and Share Wonderfulness” 2020 Beijing International Book Fair (hereinafter referred to as Foshan Branch Venue), one of the events of 2020 Southern China’s Book Festival and Foshan Branch Venue Event sponsored by the CPC Foshan Municipal Committee Propaganda Department and Foshan News, was officially launched online on September 26th.
For the first time, Foshan participated in the Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) and has exhibited more than 200 books on the BIBF official website and the “BIBF Online Book Fair” APP, systematically and comprehensively presenting the achievements of Foshan's cultural construction. Readers can trace the history of Foshan online, deeply learn the local culture, and enjoy the most beautiful vision of Foshan. The book fair has created an antique + modern virtual exhibition hall and exhibited more than 200 Foshan’s good books covering the fields of literature and history, geography, economy, biography, etc.
Under the COVID-19 epidemic prevention and control, Foshan innovated the exhibition form and brought the exhibition hall online. Readers can log in to the Foshan Branch Venue on computers or mobile phones to browse more than 200 local books about Foshan’s economy, society, culture and history, and more than 30 short videos with rich Foshan features. The online Foshan Branch Venue has created a book-scented feast that does not end all year round, so that readers can enjoy the exhibition anytime and anywhere.
The Foshan Branch Venue specially set the Foshan overview unit to present a panoramic overview of Foshan’s historical and cultural coherence, and Foshan’s achievements since the reform and opening-up through comics.
The 9 theme bookhouses of the virtual exhibition hall, including “Foshan’s Grand Overview”, “Literature Collection”, and “Political and Economic Vision”, contain more than 200 Foshan’s good books and show Foshan’s cultural soft power in an all-round way for citizens to appreciate Foshan stories online.