Celebrity salon of distinctive Shanghai culture hosted for local people
March 15, 2019
A salon series about Shanghai culture was launched yesterday at Yangpu District Library.
The first salon invited famous writer Ye Xin to share his latest work, “The Legend of Shanghai,” with local people.
Ye said that the book is set to the backdrop of Shanghai in its modern time. It records many stories of a vibrant and ever-changing city.
He also exchanged with readers his own opinions on the city’s unique culture and charm.
In the following months, the salon series will also gather cultural celebrities such as historian Xiong Yuezhi, linguist Qian Nairong and folk culture expert Tian Zhaoyuan to talk about the origins and development of Shanghai culture from varied perspectives.