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The Grand Canal application will help Ningbo take off the world 2013-09-12

 

In the Sanjiangkou and Qing'an Guild Halls in Ningbo, submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Center's "China Grand Canal Declaration World Heritage Text", the Chinese Grand Canal is divided into ten major river sections, namely Tongji Canal Section and Weihe River (Wongji Canal). Section, Huaiyang Canal Section, Jiangnan Canal Section, Zhedong Canal Section, Tonghui River Section, North Canal Section, South Canal Section, Huitong River Section and Zhonghe Section. This mainly includes three Grand Canals in ancient Chinese history, namely the Sui and Tang Canals with Luoyang as the center; the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal with Beijing and Hangzhou as the starting and ending points; and Zhedong, which is connected to the sea by Ningbo and connected with the Maritime Silk Road. canal. As the city at the end of the East Zhejiang Canal and the southern end of the Grand Canal in China, the Ningbo Shen Dynasty makes the Grand Canal not only a water passage connecting China's north and south, but also a large passage connecting the world. Ningbo fully recognizes the significance of the Grand Canal's application for the World Heritage. In accordance with the deployment of the higher level government, it will do a good job of high quality and efficiency, and seize the commanding heights of the canal application. The Zhedong Canal was born in the Spring and Autumn Period, and it is the same as the current Hangyong Canal. It is an important part of the Grand Canal of China. In addition to communicating with the inland waterway in the southeastern part of Hangzhou Bay, the Zhedong Canal has its main purpose and core value, providing the Grand Canal with an excellent seaport that integrates foreign trade and the marine economy. With its unique location development advantages, Ningbo provides the largest possible and best choice for the development and value realization of the Grand Canal by the Zhedong Canal. Ningbo City is listed in the "Zhejiang East Canal" on the "China Grand Canal Application World Heritage Text" - Yuyao Section, Zhedong Canal Ning Band, Ningbo Sanjiangkou are located in three separate heritage areas, including the eastern Zhejiang Canal - Yuyao Section, The Ningbo-Ningbo Canal Ning Band is declared in the form of a river channel, and the Sanjiangkou in Ningbo is declared as a representative heritage site, that is, the Qing'an Hall, and is therefore referred to as the “two-segment point”. The Great Canal Ning Band, represented by the “two-segment point”, is an excellent waterway that communicates with the economic hinterland of Jiangnan and carries out river-sea combined transport. It extends the traditional land-based trade route to the sea through the Grand Canal and the Maritime Silk Road. Because of a large canal, Ningbo has become a place where the culture of the Central Plains and the culture of Zhedong have merged, which has changed the closed state of Ningbo for a long time. At the same time, the Ning Band of the Zhejiang East Canal is also one of the most important passages for the ancient Korean peninsula and Japanese envoys and monks to come to China. Since being listed as a World Heritage City in 2008, Ningbo has established the “Great Canal (Ning Band) Protection and Declaration World Cultural Heritage Leading Group” with the mayor as the leader, 15 relevant departments and 7 counties (cities) The government organizes and coordinates the city's cultural relics, planning, water conservancy, transportation and other departments to carry out the protection of the Grand Canal and the application for the World Heritage. Consolidate the foundation work of the canal. In accordance with the requirements of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage and the government of Zhejiang Province, the Municipal Application Office has coordinated and organized a series of tasks to complete the three major tasks of the first phase on time. First, in conjunction with the third national cultural relics survey, the census of the Grand Canal (Ning Band) heritage resources was completed, which provided preconditions for the protection planning. According to statistics, the resource census involves a total of more than 300 kilometers of land and water, 39 townships (streets), 215 administrative villages (communities), 794 immovable cultural relics and more than 100 intangible cultural heritage. Second, according to the State Cultural Relics Bureau's "General Canal Protection Planning Compilation Requirements", the "Great Canal (Ning Band) Heritage Protection Plan" and the approval work were completed. The third is to complete the selection of the Grand Canal (Ning Band) heritage site. Based on the investigation of the Grand Canal Heritage Resources and the first stage of the Grand Canal Heritage Protection Plan, the city will construct the basic framework of the Grand Canal (Ningbo Band) heritage system and initially draft the heritage objects that recommend national insurance and provincial insurance. The city-level planning heritage points are selected from 62 categories in 5 categories, 28 provincial-level planning heritage points are initially selected, and about 10 national-level heritage points. Do a good job in the protection of the application site and environmental remediation work. In order to ensure the smooth progress of the application, according to the specific requirements of the State Cultural Relics Bureau and the provincial government for the second phase of the Grand Canal Protection Application, the Municipal Application Office has sorted out the relevant work and formulated the Grand Canal (Ning Band) application. The Point Protection and Remediation Work Plan, combined with major water conservancy, transportation and urban construction projects, implements the Grand Canal (Ning Band) heritage protection plan in phases. They elaborated the "Da Canal (Ning Band) Detention Point Protection and Remediation Plan", in accordance with the "minimum intervention, for the cultural relics protection, the heritage points without major safety hazards, mainly for repair and maintenance" and "protection and remediation" The work should be based on the principle of improving the preservation of the heritage sites and rivers, and the necessary local restoration of the historical environment. The preservation of the heritage ontology and the surrounding environment will be carried out in accordance with the preservation status of each heritage site. Strengthen the "sprint" phase of the application. According to the time limit of the Chinese Grand Canal, international experts will come to China for a field trip in September this year. In accordance with the time requirements, the Ningbo Shenui Office has done a good job in the “sprinting” stage, completed the rectification work of the Yuyu Canal, Cijiang Shuzi Port and Ningbo Sanjiangkou, and promulgated and implemented the “Management Measures for the Protection of the Grand Canal (Ning Band)”. The identification system and monitoring system of the application site were established, and the special exhibition of the Grand Canal (Ning Band) was completed, and the construction of the Grand Canal application system was completed. Do a good job in the research and propaganda work of the Ningbo Canal. While completing the hard and specific tasks of the Grand Canal, Ningbo also pays attention to doing relevant research and publicity work. At the end of 2012, the “Ningbo Forum on the Grand Canal and Maritime Silk Road” was successfully held, forming the “Ningbo Consensus” for the protection and application of the Grand Canal. In 2013, the “Collection of Historical Documents of the Grand Canal (Ning Band)” was completed, and the “Collection of Research on the Grand Canal (Ning Band)” was compiled. At the same time, volunteer activities for the Grand Canal (Ning Band) were also held. Through research and propaganda, more and more people have known the Grand Canal and voluntarily participated in the work of the Ningbo Grand Canal. Application is not an end, protection and development are fundamental. The application for the Grand Canal will make Ningbo, standing at the forefront of China's economic development, more magnificent, straight to Yunfan, and heading for a broader world stage!