Shaw Charity Culture Promotion Association established

Category: Ningbo News
Published: Friday, 08 May 2020 12:52

A few days ago, China's first social organization named after Shao Yifu-Ningbo Shaw Charity Cultural Promotion Association was established.

The association was initiated by Ningbo University, Ningbo Institute of Engineering, Ningbo Shaw Vocational High School, Ningbo Filmmakers Association, Ningbo University Park Library, Ningbo Shaw Middle School and units and individuals dedicated to promoting Shaw Charity Culture Development. The unit in charge of the business is the Ningbo Federation of Social Sciences. The Promotion Committee will devote itself to the development of Shaw charity, the excavation, sorting and promotion of charitable cultural historical materials, the promotion activities and academic activities of the Shaw Foundation project to serve the development of Ningbo, and the relevant departments to carry out the development and protection of Shaw ’s former residence and cemetery.

Sir Run Run Shaw, also known as Shao Yifu (November 1907-January 2014), born in Zhenhai, Ningbo, honorary chairman of Hong Kong Television Broadcasting Co., Ltd. (TVB), one of the founders of the Shaw Brothers Film Company, filmmaker and philanthropist. According to statistics, Shaw has donated more than 10 billion Hong Kong dollars over the years and built more than 6,000 educational, cultural, medical and technological projects. The education funds donated by Shaw spread all over the land of China, and many colleges and universities across the country have buildings named after him