The annual Huaihua Beautiful Country Culture and Arts Festival recently took place in Hunan Province since February 11th. According to the founder of the arts festival, artist Shu Yong, to vitalize the countryside, it is important to first vitalize rural culture. The festival aims to involve more villagers in art creation and vitalize local culture.
Hosted by the China Art Association, Hunan Photographers Association and the Huaihua Federation of Literary and Art Circles, the arts festival this year featured local people performing a variety of disciplines on stage, including wind and percussion music, group dance and Chinese operas.
In addition, a photography exhibition showcases 50 pictures taken by migrant workers are showed to the public. The photos are selected from the award winners of the 2018 Hunan Province Workers Photography Exhibition. These photos focus on the extraordinary achievements made by laborers from all walks of life, freeze-framing the wonderful moments of their daily work, presenting their diligence, endeavor and commitment to innovation.