The Read the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area event was held in Guangzhou, Guangdong province on April 23 to celebrate World Reading Day.
A shared reading event is held in Guangzhou on April 23. [Photo/WeChat account: GZWS411665430]
During the event, a release conference for the novel The Way You Felt by Wang Weilian, a representative youth writer from the Greater Bay Area, was held.
"The Greater Bay Area is a place catching the world's attention, and I am fortunate to be in such a cultural space. I hope to attract the attention of readers to my works," said Wang.
Wang Weilian gives a speech about his book The Way You Felt at the shared reading event. [Photo/WeChat account: GZWS411665430]
The Greater Bay Area shares similar cultural roots and complementary advantages, which is a great advantage for the joint construction of a "literary Greater Bay Area."
Youth representatives from Hong Kong and Macao also shared their reading experiences and thoughts at the event.
They said that they believe that reading always provides people the opportunity to gain new knowledge, empowering them for growth and transformation. Furthermore, people can think about things in more diversified ways through reading, which makes them more peaceful when they confront difficulties.
A youth from Hong Kong shares her reading experiences. [Photo/WeChat account: GZWS411665430]
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