The flower of literature and art blooms
——A summary of the work of Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles in the past six years
Works in various art categories have won many international and domestic awards, and many film and television plays based on Chengde’s locality have been broadcast on CCTV and other mainstream media platforms, showing the era style of Chengde’s literature and art; members of national, provincial and municipal literary and artist associations 7,986 people; 219 townships (sub-district offices) have established literary associations, taking the lead in the province to achieve full coverage; more than 6,000 Jehol literary and art volunteers are active in every corner of the grassroots all year round; “Pioneer” work empowers the soul of the countryside… Since the first congress of Chengde Literary and Art Circles Federation, Chengde Literary and Art Circles has been flourishing for six years, witnessing vigorous development and harvesting fruitful results.
Literature and art are the horns for the advancement of the times, which can best represent the style of an era, and can best lead the atmosphere of an era. Over the past six years, under the strong leadership of the Chengde Municipal Party Committee and the Municipal Government, and with the strong support of the Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the Propaganda Department of the Municipal Party Committee, Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles has given full play to its role as a bridge and link, paid close attention to high-quality creations, determined reform and innovation, made excellent volunteer services, and expanded. The literary and artistic team has effectively promoted the prosperity and development of Chengde’s literary and artistic undertakings, and made positive contributions to the construction of an “ecologically strong city, charming Chengde” that promotes high-quality development.
The picture shows the peasant photography exhibition organized by Hualougou Village Federation of Literature and Culture.
Adhere to the original intention of creation, literary and artistic masterpieces are emerging
“I never imagined that I would become a fan of a series of CCTV dramas, and it was also a drama about planting trees!” In 2018, the TV series “The Most Beautiful Youth”, which told the touching stories of the builders of the Saihanba Forest Farm, became popular On the screen, the audience left messages on the barrage, which promoted the spirit of Saihanba into thousands of households. In 2020, another “The Most Beautiful Village”, which tells the story of poverty alleviation, has occupied the first place in the prime-time TV drama ratings for many consecutive days, and the real-time ratings have repeatedly broken 2%. These literary and artistic works of the main theme, supervised and written by Chengde literary and artistic workers, and created in the land of Chengde, continue to dominate the screen, and they are only the tip of the iceberg of the prosperous creation of Chengde literary and art circles.
In the past six years, Chengde Literary Federation has always adhered to the people-centered creative orientation, established a high-quality awareness, strengthened creative leadership, and implemented creative incentives. More than 300 pieces have been exhibited, won, and published in the exhibition, and more than 700 pieces have been awarded, entered, and published in exhibitions and publications at or above the provincial level. Among them, the TV series “The Most Beautiful Youth” won the “Five-One Project” award of the 15th spiritual civilization construction of the Central Propaganda Department, and the 32nd TV series “Flying Award”. The song “Mother Magpie Mountain Peach Blossom” won the 13th Hebei Province “Five Ones” Project Award, the song “Rehe Legend”, the concert “Green Symphony”, and the comment “A Newton’s apple fell on the poet’s head” “Won the 13th Hebei Provincial Literature and Art Promotion Award, and the songs “The Sun in Search of Dreams” and “Love the Distance” won the Chinese Music Little Golden Bell Outstanding Original Work Award. The poetry collection “The Horse Neighs in the Darkness” won the Sun Li Literature Award. The Chengde Children’s Spring Festival Gala series activities won the National TV Top Ten Spring Festival Gala Awards.
“The rainstorm came to issue an order. You know that guarding is a responsibility. You guarded life with your life, you interpreted loyalty with loyalty, and you warmed the world with warmth…” In 2021, a song carefully organized by Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles The song “2021: Remembering This Summer” was quickly spread in Chengde, as a tribute to Xing Zhongshan and Ji Fengxue, the good cadres of the party who died in the line of duty to fight the flood. “I finished listening to this song crying. They are good cadres and good public servants of our people!” one listener wrote in the letter. This is the power of literary and artistic works, so inspiring, cohesive, and inspiring.
Coincidentally, this musical work is not only the crystallization of the sweat and wisdom of many artists, but also shows the style of the new era and new literary and art groups in Chengde City. As one of the singers, Hu Yingchao is the chairman of the Chengde New Music Group Association, which has just been established for less than a year.
Since a literary congress, behind the continuous high production of Chengde’s literary and artistic works, it also witnesses the continuous development and growth of Chengde’s literary and art team. In the past six years, 6 new associations have been established, and the city’s literary and artist associations have reached 23. The circle of friends of Chengde Literature and Art is getting bigger and bigger. The number of municipal-level members increased from 4,640 to 6,328, provincial-level members increased from 1,133 to 1,393, and national-level members increased from 230 to 265. At the same time, Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles adheres to the principle of “cultivating people through people and passing on art through art”, and continues to carry out special trainings such as the “Qingfeng Plan”. A literary and artistic team combining the old, the middle-aged and the young with “combined political integrity, complete categories, and reasonable structure” has gradually formed and become a trend.
The picture shows the scene of “2021: Remember This Summer” created by Chengde literary and art workers.
Firmly reform and innovate the grassroots position and continue to consolidate
“In the past, I wanted to get together with some people who share the same hobbies to do some activities, but I always suffered from no ‘connection’. Now, I have established a literary association in the town, and I have also found an organization. I can continue to serve you for 30 years! “Old Tong is a retired music teacher in Shuangtashan Town, Shuangluan District, Chengde City. With the support of the Town Federation of Literary and Art Circles, he has successively planned and held a number of peasant singer competitions and Yangko competitions. The nearby villagers actively participated, forming an unprecedented atmosphere of cultural activities. . Such a change is due to the full coverage of the city’s grassroots literary associations. These grassroots literary associations, like “fire seeds” full of hope, took root in the rural land of “Rehe” and ignited the grassroots literature and art in Chengde. The revitalized “spark catching a prairie fire”.
The development of literature and art should focus on the grass-roots level; the revitalization of culture should focus on the foundation. Before Chengde deepened the reform of the Literary Federation system, only the Shuangluan District Literary Federation was established independently, and there were no Literary Federations in townships (sub-district offices), villages (communities), and enterprises. The urgency and arduousness of the reform was very great. To this end, Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles has made full efforts in terms of organizational leadership, level-by-level promotion, standard procedures, and responsibility implementation. It has not only clarified the goals and tasks of the reform, but also highlighted measures to suit local conditions. effectiveness.
Under the strong promotion of various measures, the reform has achieved remarkable results. Up to now, Shuangqiao District, High-tech Zone, Yingshouyingzi Mining Area and Yudaokou Ranch Management Area have officially established the District Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and the 7 counties and 1 city that are affiliated and co-located have all realized the sequential management, independent establishment and independent office of the centralized party committee. The management system of the county (urban) Federation of Literary and Art Circles has been thoroughly straightened out. All 219 townships (sub-district offices) in the city have established literary federations, taking the lead in the province to achieve full coverage of grassroots literary federations in townships and villages, and in villages (communities) and key enterprises with good mass foundations, strong literary atmosphere and conditions for activities. 204 indivual. The work of deepening the reform of grass-roots federations of literary and art circles has been at the forefront of the province for four consecutive years.
The full coverage of grassroots literary federations is only the first step in the reform. How to better serve the grassroots people in the form of literature and art, especially in the vast rural areas, is the top priority for Chengde City to deepen the reform of grassroots literary federations. Starting from 2021, the Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles, relying on the established four-level grassroots federation of literary and art circles organization system at the city, county, township and village levels, has launched the reform pilot work of “Rural Revitalization of Party Flags and Pioneers of Literature and Art Innovation”. “Scholarly Family”, a package of measures such as building a literary and artistic creation base and developing rural literary and artistic members in an exceptional manner, to empower rural revitalization. “After our village was identified as a municipal-level ‘literary and artistic village’ and ‘photography creation base’, the Federation of Literary and Art Circles at all levels provided us with precise literary and artistic support, set up photography special training courses, and helped hold a series of activities such as photography cultural festivals and folk custom experiences. , the cultural activities have also brought fire to the village tour, and the per capita income has increased by 6,000 yuan. Now it is a well-known literary and art village and a wealthy village!” Zhou Baoquan, chairman of the Hualougou Village Literary Federation, said sincerely.
A group of representative literary and artistic villages, such as Guchengchuan Village of Bakeshiying Town, “Famous Film and Television Village”, Nanwujiazi Village of Nanwujiazi Town, “Famous Poetry Village”, and Dongchuan Village of Dongchuan Township, “Famous Opera Village” They have grown into new local cultural brands and cultural attractions, achieving both cultural and economic benefits.
At present, Chengde City has cultivated 17 “literary and artistic villages”, 16 “literary and artistic creation bases”, and 207 “literary families”. It is expected that by 2025, the city will have a total of 50 famous literary and art villages, 50 literary and artistic creation bases, and 700 “literary families”, which will continue to help the development of rural revitalization in the form of literature and art.
The picture shows the literary and art volunteers rehearsing a literary and art program organized by the Federation of Literary and Art Circles in Nanwujiazi Town.
Firmly believe that the purpose of service literature and art benefit the people more colorful
“Literary and art volunteers told us the spirit of the Sixth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in the form of allegro. Everyone stayed out of the village and enjoyed the performance and learned knowledge. It’s really good!” A villager in Jiazi Town said with emotion.
Nanwujiazi Town is only a microcosm of the vigorous development of literary and artistic volunteer services in Chengde City. Over the past six years, Chengde Literary Federation has adhered to the spirit of “dedication, fraternity, mutual assistance, and progress” for literary and art volunteer service, and has continuously built the service brand of “Rehe Literary and Art Volunteer”, mobilizing the majority of writers, writers, and art workers and art lovers to actively participate in literary and art volunteering. Serve. Centering on the pilot construction of the civilized practice literature and art volunteer service in the new era, a series of literature and art volunteer services such as “sending theory, sending civilization, sending warmth, sending ecology, sending law, sending culture, sending health, sending popular science, sending education, sending safety” have been organized and carried out. Activity. Up to now, 1 municipal-level volunteer service team, 13 county-level teams, 168 township (street offices), and village (community) literary and art volunteer service teams have been established, with more than 6,000 literary and art volunteers, building a four-level literary and art volunteer service. network. These literary and artistic volunteer service teams are active in every corner of the rural grassroots all year round, making the party’s policies and literary and artistic activities “fly into the homes of ordinary people” and are generally welcomed by the grassroots.
In recent years, the voluntary service of literature and art in Chengde City has also been highly affirmed by the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles. In 2020, the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Volunteer Service Training Course was held in Chengde, and Chengde City’s experience and practices of literary and art volunteer service made a special speech at the meeting. Chengde City was selected as one of the four pilot cities of the Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles in the new era of civilized practice literature and art volunteer service. In October of the same year, Nanwujiazi Town Federation of Literary and Art Circles, as the only representative of the grass-roots Federation of Literary and Art Circles in the country, made a typical speech at the Beijing China Federation of Literary and Art Circles Volunteer Service Project Expansion Pilot Work Training Conference.
“At present, there are 35 literature and art volunteer service teams and more than 300 literature and art volunteers active at the grassroots level in the town, bringing the care of the party and the warmth of the government to the hearts of the people. The people support and support the people, and the volunteer service activities for literature and art in the new era are presented. A vigorous and upward development trend.” said Su Zhenzhong, Secretary of the Party Committee of Nanwujiazi Town and Chairman of the Federation of Literary and Art Circles. In 2021, Nanwujiazi Village, Nanwujiazi Town, was once again selected for the title of the most beautiful volunteer service community in the country for volunteer service.
This year, in the face of the severe situation of the new round of COVID-19, the literary and art circles in Chengde once again acted upon the order and collected more than 1,000 literary and artistic works of various types, covering literature, art, calligraphy, photography, music, and dance. Thousands of literary and art volunteers have participated in the front-line volunteer service work, striving to be “propagandists”, “gatekeepers”, “information officers”, “dissuasion officers” and “cooperators” in the fight against the epidemic. The city has contributed its due strength to win the battle of epidemic prevention and control.
The picture shows the scene of the poetry recitation concert of “A Century of Grace and Charm of Chengde”.
Adhere to self-construction to help economic and social development
“Comrades, we must study the century-old party history in depth and draw strength from it. The members of the association branch, the presidium and the presidents of the various art committees must persist in setting an example, and the members and comrades must really learn and act…” This is a party day activity on the theme of party history learning and education organized by the party branch of Chengde Musicians Association during the party history learning and education in the city’s literary and art circles in 2021. At the symposium, members talked freely about their learning experiences, and expressed that they should adhere to the principles of applying what they have learned and apply what they have learned, and devote themselves to future creation and work with a fuller mental state.
Strengthening and improving the Party’s leadership over literature and art work is the fundamental guarantee for the prosperity and development of literature and art. Since a literary congress, Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles has always insisted on putting political construction in the first place. While comprehensively promoting the ideological construction, organizational construction, work style construction and discipline construction of the parties at all levels, the Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles has continuously explored new models of party building for literary and art work in the new era. In January 2020, temporary party branches were set up in all 23 municipal associations of writers and artists. The association party branches earnestly carried out organizational life such as “three meetings and one lesson”, and effectively promoted the extension services of various associations through party building. Arms, broaden the scope of work, and effectively play the political leading role of grass-roots party organizations in literary and art work.
Focusing on the center and serving the overall situation is the starting point and destination of the work of the Federation of Literary and Art Circles. In the past six years, around the major themes of celebrating the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, and the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party, Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles has organized the “Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Reform and Opening-up Calligraphy, Painting and Photography Exhibition” and “Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Founding of the People’s Republic of China”. A series of literary and artistic activities with prominent themes, distinctive features and wide-ranging influence, such as the “Centennial Heart, Artistic Brilliant” exhibition of calligraphy, art and photography, reached more than 1,000 times, vividly showing the determination of the people of Chengde in promoting the city’s economic and social process in the form of art. The spirit of moving forward inspires the children of Chengde to continue to forge ahead and forge ahead bravely.
“It’s great! From the dawn to the future, from Hongchuan to Saihanba, I feel like I have witnessed the century-old history of the party. I hope that more literary and artistic activities like this will be held in the future!” July 2021, At the end of the poetry recitation concert “A Century of Grace and Charm of Chengde” held by the Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the audience cheered and applauded one after another. Everyone seemed to be immersed in the performance, and they were reluctant for a long time. leave.
In winning the tough battle of poverty alleviation, the power of literature and art is also indispensable. Chengde City Federation of Literary and Art Circles actively organized literature and art volunteers to focus on literature and art for poverty alleviation, gave full play to the unique role of literature and art in supporting wisdom and aspirations, and carried out a series of activities such as “Five Members” and “Literary and Art Light Cavalry”, focusing on telling the story of poverty alleviation and struggle of the people of the city. , Well-off Stories; carried out a series of themed creative activities, displayed heroic deeds and advanced models in poverty alleviation in the form of literature and art, reflecting the great achievements of Chengde City in poverty alleviation; carried out special training for grass-roots literature and art backbones, boosted the spirit of the grass-roots masses, enriched the The cultural life of the masses creates a good atmosphere of cultural public opinion for comprehensive poverty alleviation; the city’s literary and art volunteers actively participate in the cultural poverty alleviation work of “intangible cultural heritage + poverty alleviation” to help villagers increase their income and become rich. Taking Tucheng Village, Tucheng Township, Fengning Manchu Autonomous County as an example, the intangible cultural heritage paper-cut employment workshop has trained more than 100 villagers and brought 242 trainees in the whole county, including 107 poor households, and the per capita income increased by 1,800 yuan. A unique path to poverty alleviation through literature and art.
“In the next five years, we will take the prosperity and development of Chengde literature and art in the new era as the main line, focus on ‘promoting high-quality products and promoting talents’, in-depth implementation of the project to improve the quality of literary and artistic creations, and the top-notch project for outstanding literary and art talents, and insist on deepening and consolidating the reform of grass-roots federations and expanding them. Strengthen literary and artistic volunteer services, ‘rural revitalization of the party flag, pioneering literature and art innovation’, high-quality development of literary and art teams, healthy and vigorous development of new literary and art groups, etc., create a warm and harmonious literary and artistic atmosphere, and compose a new era for Chengde’s literary and artistic career prosperity and development. Chapter.” said Yang Yong, vice chairman of Hebei Writers Association, secretary of the Party Group and chairman of Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles.
Forge ahead in a new journey and make contributions to a new era. Chengde Federation of Literary and Art Circles will not forget its original intention, shoulder its mission bravely, sound the literary horn of the times, compose Chengde’s literary and artistic splendor, and draw a new magnificent chapter with heart and heart! (Hebei Daily reporter Chen Baoyun correspondent Liu Rubing)