Ge An village in Lecong, Shunde. (photo by Li Ximei, Foshan China)
Shunde will build 30 municipal beautiful civilized villages this year and the first demonstration villages are expected to be paying off in mid-year.
These municipal civilized villages are distributed in 10 towns in Shunde and nine of them are in the Northern Area. Official of the Shunde Civilization Office introduced that the construction of beautiful village will contribute to raising the quality of settlement environment in Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, which is an important idea to the construction of Shunde civilized villages.
Chencun Tanzhou village and Beijiao Huangcun village, which are located nearby the satellite city of Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, have been listed into the first demonstration villages. The construction of these two villages started on last December and the Three-Character Classic Cultural Park(三字经文化公园) in Tanzhou village is under construction. Besides, the initial plan about environment construction and the creation of atmosphere in Socialist Core Values Theme Park, Huanglong village has formed its shape now. In order to enhance the planning and construction level, Shunde government invited professional teams from South China University of Technology and Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts to take part in the overall planning of these two villages.
According to the plan, the construction of the first demonstration villages will be finished at the beginning of February. Then the detailed projects will be listed out and the planning compilation will be completed before the end of March, making sure the main construction of demonstration villages can be finished at the end of June and making a relatively intact tour line.
The current number of Shunde civilized villages (communities) is: 1 national rank, 9 provincial rank, 27 municipal rank and 148 district rank. Shunde also has 5 municipal characteristic demonstration villages. For the next stage, Shunde will deepen the construction of spiritual civilization and improve civilization accomplishment and village civilization level, in accordance with the Municipal Civilization Office’s general plan.
Written by Yuki