A few days ago, the Central Propaganda Department and the Central Civilization Office issued circulars to make arrangements for organizing and carrying out the traditional festival cultural activities in 2019. The mission of holding the banner, gathering people's hearts, educating new people, revitalizing culture and developing image is required to be carried out thoroughly throughout the country. The mission is closely centered on Cultivating and promoting socialist core values, with celebration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China as the main line Lantern Festival, Qingming Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Qixi Festival, Mid-Autumn Festival and Chongyang Festival are the key points. They highlight the working concepts of thrift, security, peace and popularization, carefully design and carry out traditional festival cultural activities, guide the masses to actively participate in the experience of festival customs, display the Chinese spirit, enhance cultural self-confidence, and radiate the great enthusiasm of patriotic party and patriotic socialism.
The notice emphasizes that traditional festival cultural activities should focus on fostering national feelings, guide people to unify patriotism and patriotism, and integrate personal and family dreams into national and national dreams. We should persist in exploring and displaying cultural connotations, exerting ideological edification and cultural and educational functions, so that traditional festivals can become patriotic festivals, cultural festivals, moral festivals, emotional festivals, benevolence festivals and civilized festivals. We should adhere to innovative concepts, methods and means, pay attention to the combination of online and offline, culture and technology, expand content forms and activities, promote the integration of traditional festival culture and modern culture, and coordinate with modern social life. We should persist in organizing broad participation of the masses, build platform carriers that are willing to participate and easy to participate, and promote traditional festivals to better enter people's lives and infiltrate people's minds. We should take into account different regional characteristics, take measures according to local conditions and classify policies, respect the festival customs of ethnic minorities, and promote various, splendid and healthy Festival cultural activities.
The circular requests that the propaganda departments and civilized offices of Party committees should strengthen their organizational leadership, put the organization of traditional festival cultural activities in an important position, formulate specific plans and refine the activities. We should strengthen the leading role of demonstration and build a number of demonstration sites for traditional festivals and related legends in areas such as the origin of traditional festivals, so as to promote the level of traditional festival cultural activities and form a momentum. We should persist in thrift, oppose extravagance and waste, and ensure thrift and safety. We should create a good atmosphere, adhere to the correct guidance of public opinion, make overall use of all kinds of media at all levels, increase the publicity of Festival cultural activities, and strive to create a good Festival public opinion atmosphere.
Source: People's Daily