How readathon becomes popular in China

(28 September 2018) Reading books gains popularity again, as many cities across China have welcomed readathon.

In September, a readathon competition organized by 21 public libraries was held in Shanghai-based Yangtz River Delta Area, attracting 1,700 readers.

It set a new record in the number of competitors and cities that participated in the long-time book reading activity, which first held in Shanghai in 2016.

Ecns.com has the news.