On November 13th, the cultural theatre of Silingxia village, Shuinan avenue, Songyang County was awarded ‘Village Culture Dream Theatre’ by the County Bureau of Culture, Advertisement & Publishing. This is the first ‘Village Culture Dream Theatre’ of the county.
‘The livelihood has got much better, thus the spiritual life needs to be enriched more.’ Since 2013, the county has successfully built 61 cultural theatres, and Silingxia village cultural theatre is the advanced example among these theatres. The cultural theatre covered 400 m2, with a cultural lecture room of over 60 m2, which is equipped with digital teaching facilities including TV, projector, and network, etc.. The lecture lasts for 2 hours on every Friday, the total number of lectures counts 415, and the total number of people benefited from the lecture reaches 2000. The rural bookstore covers 70 m2. It has more than ten thousand volumes of books. The activity room for the elder is 70 square meters and the convenient service center is 60 square meters. There are two basketball courts. The outdoor activities area covers more than 200 square meters, equipped with a full-time administrator and functional facilities, which cultivated five cultural teams for waist drum, drums, dance, instrumental music and so on. In 2014, it was named the provincial cultural model village and in 2016 it was named the first batch of five-star rural cultural auditorium in Lishui.
The cultural auditorium has become a record of the tide of the rural society after all the sufferings. It is no longer a purely cultural activity place, but a display platform of rural characteristic culture with the theme of "spiritual home". Relying on the cultural auditorium performance platform, rich and colorful cultural activities can be carried out, which has become an important cultural position for people to achieve the Chinese dream. (Songyang County Government Office Ye Suzhen)