On Nov. 16th, 2019, the second Summit Forum for Cultural Inheritance and Development of Yang Xiong was held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. Experts and scholars and enthusiasts from home and abroad gathered together for discussing inheritance and development of Yang Xiong—— “West China’s Confucius”, one of the first session of ten historical celebrities in Sichuan.
Yang Xiong, one of four famous masters of Han Fu, also a famous ideologist, who was selected one of the first session of ten historical celebrities in Sichuan in 2017. The first Yang Xiong Summit Forum was successfully held in Pidu District of Chengdu, for further inheriting excellent traditional culture, promoting and developing the spirits of historical celebrities, and deeply exploring the times value and realistic significance of Yang Xiong Culture, in which a number of plans were launched including the “Six-One Projects”, the establishment of the Yang Xiong Research Institute, and the protection of Yang Xiong’s tombs.
With the theme of Exploring Historical Truth, Wandering Yang Xiong’s Old Course, Searching for Cultural Context, Telling Stories about Yang Xiong and Exhibiting His Achievements, this summit launched several sub-activities; meanwhile, the main research and study line themed on Demonstrating Yang Xiong Culture Based on the History of Pidu District was released on the opening ceremony.
In the end, it’s said that the construction of Yang Xiong Memorial would be begun next year.