AIESEC Changsha,Mainland of ChinaGreen Map Promotion Project More Green Map, Better City Monica Guo 2012/4/24
Why Changsha? Changsha is the capital city of Hunan, a province of south-central China, located on the lower reaches of Xiang river, a branch of the Yangtze River. Its municipality covers an area of 11,819 sq. kilometers and has a population of 6,017,600 (2003 intercensal estimate), the urbanized area has around 2.7 million people. Changsha is known as the “star city” and enjoys the reputations of "The Entertainment and Consumption Capital of China. It is selected as the 2008 Happiest City of Mainland of China, and the “National Forest City” by the China Forestry Bureau in 2006.
Entertainment culture TV With its many TV stations producing some of the most popular programs in China, including Super Girl, a Chinese female version of the UK Pop Idol or American Idol that is the most watched program ever to air on Chinese TV. These programs have also brought a different entertainment industry, including singing bars, dance clubs, theater shows, as well as related businesses like hair salons, fashion stores, and hot spicy snacks at night(esp. in the summer time). Firework Changsha is the romantic city. Every Saturday Changsha city will create free large-scale firework for Changsha citizens .The beautiful and amazing firework is the only big entertainment which is free showed to citizens in China. BarsVarious bars are located in the center of Changsha,mainly along the Jiefangxi road. They are the symbol ofChangsha’s entertainment. Most young people choosethe bars as places to relax and chat with friends. InChangsha, the bars generally divided into 3 types.
Changsha-based huagu operaChangsha huagu opera originated from folk songs and dance andunderwent a three-stage development course. It is a small folkdrama, used to be popular in 12 counties under the ancientChangsha administration, with Changsha official dialect serving asthe stage language. Hu Xiang culture Hunan puppet and shadow shows They were popular in rural and urban areas as early as the Tang and Song dynasties. The Hunan Provincial Puppet and Shadow Art Theater, founded in 1956, performed for many Chinese state leaders such as Mao Zedong Zhou Enlai, Dong Biwu, He Long and Chen Yi, as well as some foreign state leaders. It has visited and given performances in over 20 countries and regions including the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, the former Soviet Union, France, Germany, Japan and the United States. The Puppet and shadow shows performed by the theater, having a distinctive artistic style, are known to the world for steady and precise manipulation, exquisite and lifelike performance.
What is a Green Map?It’s a locally created map that uses globally designed Green Map Icons to chart.History of Green MapNew York City always had a few green spots, local food and mobilityoptions, but they werenot part of people’s perception of the city.The original Green Apple Map of NYC in 1992helped people see andconnect with the city, its environment and sustainable living resourcesGreen Map Achievement?Engaging 715 communities in 55 countries, more than 550 published Green Maps are alreadybeing utilized by millions of people. You can click www.greenmap.org to know more about that 2o years worldwide amazing idea
Overview[Vision]Engage and develop youth social responsibility to create sustainable future for allgerneration .[Mission]A social responsibility experience platform for youth,A project synergy platform foryouth social enterprise[Participants]15 EPs ；15 local volunteer；NGO, Company；Education Institute；70+high school students；Media；University Students；[Internship Duration]2012.7.5——2012.9.1[Requirement]Language：Excellent English Require; Basic Chinese PreferSkill: PC Skill require, Photography prefer, Video Making Prefer ,Cyclist Prefer, Environmentalissue enthusiast, Culture issue enthusiast, Youth education experience Prefer[Provided]Host family program (1 meal per day at least , it’s up to the host family’s situation);buddy program (2 Buddy each EP )
Job Description Explore Be Take More Inspired Action1.Explore the old Changshas humanity to understand and protect them/Explore Changsha city bybicycle to promote the low carbon living style(Its up to your group divided)；2,Organize "Old City Global villiage" or "Green Sharing"with citizens；3,Collect the story of Green Sharing/Make the photography and mini movie of our explorationChangsha city and the interest citizens；4,Make energy/humanity Green Map；5,Organize promotion activity in coffee shop；6,Design Courses and activities for Summer Camp(summer camp is for high school students)；7,Organize a seminar to make a platform for the communication between company,NGO andyoung people；
Timeline Activity External1week Welcome Party, Trainee Induction Conference, City Tour; AIESEC Local Committee, Project External,2week 1,Exploration(EP will be divided to 2groups,ecology group and NGO, Media, Citizen , humanity group) 2,Green Sharing or Global Village Coffee Shop,3week 1,Exploration 2,Interview 3,Mapmaking 4,Movie Making NGO, Media, Citizen , 5,Photograph taking 6,Green Sharing or Global Village Coffee Shop, Artist ,4week 1,Mapmaking 2,Movie Making 3,Photograph taking 4,Explore Again NGO, Media, Citizen , 5,Interview 6,Sharing 7,Summer Camp Design Coffee Shop, Artist5week 1,Course Design 2,Activity Design 3,Summer Camp arrangement Education Institute, 4,Movie Making 5,Competition organize high school students6week 1,Course Design 2,Activity Design 3,Competition organize Education Institute, 4,Seminar preparation high school students7week 1,Seminar Preparation 2,Souvenior Design 3,session design NGO , Company, 4,Activity design 5,promotion action University student & high school students8week Farewell & Travel^^
What you can get from this project?Be Insipred& To explore You will have a amazing team experience with 30 international& local volunteers You can have a general understanding of Chinese energy current situation/ Chinese culture preservation. You can explore Changsha City by bicycle to touch the real Changsha’s ecology & humanity.To communicate & To contribute You will organize “Green Sharing” and “Global Village” to involve Changsha citizens join in Green Map movement in order to make a better city, better China together. You can make an amazing Green Map to let China know the China in your eyes and promote sustainable living to Chinese people.Take action & To create You can have over 2 weeks to get along with Chinese high school students and give them a life-changing experience. You can contact with NGO, Company in China and make a conference to drive global youth innovation and social enterpriseFriendship & Culture experience You will have a host family to know traditional China daily life. You will have 2 buddies to help you live and play in Changsha.
What we do last term?You can click http://www.myaiesec.net/content/viewwiki.do?contentid=10212024 TN-In-CN-CH-2012-27 TN-In-CN-CH-2012-28 Interested? Contact us ASAP Monica Guo firstname.lastname@example.org +8614789800824 Skype:Monica.guo0110 Facebook: Monica Guo
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