A happy life is inseparable from the development and nourishment of modern urban civilization. Shenzhen comprehensively promotes the construction of an urban spiritual civilization and the public cultural service system, and nurtures the city’s scientific, humanistic and artistic spirit.
Civilized City: Shenzhen has been recognized six times by the Central Government as a “national civilized city.”
The spirit of the special economic zone: enterprising, pioneering and persevering.
There are more than 3.51 million volunteers registered in the city, one out of every five persons.
UNESCO recognized Shenzhen as a global model for its promotion of reading.
Sports venue booking platform: there are more than 30,000 sports venues in the city, covering a total of 30 million square
meters. A sports venue booking platform has been launched, allowing users to book over 1,500 gymnasiums and stadiums and over 5,800 sports fields.
Shenzhen cultural facilities
Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall
Shenzhen Opera House
Shenzhen Conservatory of Music
Shenzhen Book City Bay Area Store
Shenzhen Innovation and Creative Design Academy
New Shenzhen Art Museum
Shenzhen Nature Museum
Shenzhen Marine Museum
Shenzhen Science and Technology Museum
New Hall of Shenzhen Museum
Shenzhen Creative Design Hall
10 BLOCKS WITH DISTINCT CULTURAL CHARACTERISTICS
Nantou Ancient Town
Dafen Oil Painting Village
Guanlan Printmaking Base
Gankeng Hakka Town
Dalang Fashion Town
Dawan Ancestral Residence
Shekou Sea World
Huaqiangbei Science and Technology Fashion Culture Block
The cultural industry is the spiritual carrier that reflects a city’s civilization progress. Shenzhen has continued to improve the modern cultural industry systems and market systems, focusing on the cultural industry and tourism, and establishing a number of Chinese cultural brands with international influence.
The added value of cultural industries has accounted for 8% of the city’s GDP for many consecutive years.
City of Design: Shenzhen is the first city in China to be designated as a “City of Design” by UNESCO.
Cultural events: events such as China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair, Shenzhen Design Week, and Shenzhen Fashion Week, are world-famous.