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Li Chunqiu investigated on Changsha Han culture relics

Updated: 2017-03-19


On March 17, Member of the Standing Committee of the Municipal Party Committe and Minister of the Publicity Department Li Chunqiu investigated on Changsha Han culture relics and detailed on its construction. He stressed that Changsha should be shaped by culture to boost cultural creativity and cohesion, enrich cultural connotation, display cultural characteristics and carry forward cultural spirits in Hunan.

On the morning of March 17, the delegation led by Li Chunqiu came to Changsha “Yuyang Queen” tomb sites, the former residence of Jia Yi (an official in Western Han Dynasty). They detailed on protection measures implemented on key cultural relics site by relevant departments and issues concerning Changsha Han culture relics. Since the 1970s, from Tianma shan in Yuelu District to Fengpoling in Wangcheng District, within the range of about 30 square kilometers in hills along the west bank of Xiangjiang River, 26 Han Changsha state king’s tomb sites and one site of the old city were discovered. And they are the largest number , the most extensive and the best-preserved vassal state tomb sites of Han Dynasty existing in our country and provide valuable historical sources to study the relationship between the central government and the local state, the relationship among local states, and the development of politics, economy, military and culture in Han Dynasty. During the 13th “Five-Year Plan”, Changsha will focus on building Han Changsha king’s tomb sites park, the seventh batch of national key cultural relics. National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Finance, Bureau of Cultural Relics listed it in the 150 national important relics symbolizing Chinese civilization.

Li Chunqiu stressed that Changsha, as a national historic and cultural city of profound cultural connotation, solid basis and distinctive advantages, has to discover and save characteristic Han culture relics with targeted aims, take effective protection measures and utilization, make proper treatment of surrounding environment. Li also said that Changsha should adhere to shaping the city by culture to boost cultural creativity, inherit traditional culture and propel cultural development to a higher level in Hunan, thus to make contributions to building modern city marked by international qualities and Hunan cultural characteristics.

By Yang Rong
Source: Changsha Evening News