The launching ceremony of Wechat platform of “Eudemonia City” and the activity planning expert consultation of “Eudemonia City” were held in the conference room on the fifth floor of Changchun Institute of Urban Planning & Design at 9 o’clock a.m, May 18, 2015. Attendees of this ceremony included Director of East Asian Economic News Mr. Chen Mingjie, Undersecretary General of Changchun Writers’ Association Mr. Cao Jingchang, Changchun News Website Manager Mr. Yu Hao, Chief Editor of “Worldwide Literature” of Jilin Province Nationwide Reading Association Mr. Ma Ben, Director of Changchun Urban and Rural Planning and Design institute Mr. Wang Zhan, Undersecretary General of Planning Association Mr. Geng Xianzhong, Associate Editors of “Eudemonia City” Mr. Jin Mingchuan and Mr. Nan Mingkuan, and Executive Chief Editor Mr. Chen Hui.
The third birthday of “Eudemonia City” magazine falled on May 18th
, 2015. The Wechat platform of “Eudemonia City” was officially launched at 9 o’clock. Based on Changchun, this city magazine which records Changchun’s cultural history and construction development and presents the blueprint of future city planning officially started its on-line operation. It will explain the unique charms of Changchun by presenting selected beautiful essays, images, stories and urban plans. The first action for happiness starts with “I’m MAN, so I’m slow: Changchun urban planning lecture (10th
lecture)”. Mr. Wang Jiaming, chairman of Taiwan Kaixin Engineering Consultant Co., Ltd. and geopolitics doctor of National Chengchi University, and Mr. Cheng Yingnan, Director of the third planning institute will talk about urban non-motorized system and urban slow lifestyle.
During the meeting, the experts provided suggestions on the future activities of “Eudemonia City” and proposed various activity schemes and organization forms, such as “lectures on planning in communities”, “show the urban planning books that you have”, “the most silly sidewalk in Changchun”, “small survey of Wechat”, “future world in the eyes of children”, “talk on knowledge of planning”, “I am citizen planner” and so on. Consensus of cooperation with a number of medias is reached. With public opinion guided by the media, the development of Changchun’s city planning will be jointly promoted.
Finally, in the concluding remarks, Director Wang Zhan believes that every activity should be people-oriented and close to public life, to efficiently blend the planning into community and countryside. Every citizen’s opinion on planning should be guided and aroused through a lot of activities that involve the majority of the residents.