Shanghainese culture at 28th National Book Expo
The 28th National Book Expo will be held through Sunday in Shenzhen. Over 60 Shanghai publishers will be present. The event is themed “Reading in Shanghai, quality life.”
The Shanghai delegation has 81 booths this year, outnumbering any other delegation from any other province in China. The Shanghai exhibition area layout has a simple, unique Shanghainese style, featuring shikumen (stone gates, a traditional local architecture).
The Shanghai delegation will present 6,000 books with a total value of over 1.2 million yuan ($178,000), covering a wide range of fields such as social science, art, ancient works, technology, education and children’s literature.
In addition, under the theme of “Technology brings better era,” the Shanghai delegation will organize over 20 periodical publishers to display 56 children’s science periodicals and English academic journals of great international influence.