The ninth congress of the Jilin Provincial Federation of Literary and Art Circles and the Writers Association of Jilin Province was held in Changchun from April 22nd to 23rd. Nearly 800 writers and artists from Jilin Province attended the congress. Li Yi, Secretary General and Vice Present of the Party Committee of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles, and Bayin Chaolu, Secretary General of CPC Jilin Provincial Committee, attended the opening ceremony and delivered speeches. The new leadership of the Writers Association of Jilin Province was elected and Zhang Wendong, a professor from the School of Media Science (School of Journalism) of NENU, was elected as the vice president. Professor Gao Yuqiu, Professor Hou Ying and Sun Lin from the School of Chinese Language and Literature were elected as the executive members.
(From News Center, translated by Kong Lingyun, revised by Qiu Yunlong)