Zigong Dinosaur Museum is one of the best dinosaur museums in the world. Built on top of the Dashanpu excavation site, which has one of the world’s largest concentrations of dinosaur fossils, this specialized dinosaur museum, the first in China, has a fine collection of reassembled skeletons as well as partially excavated fossil pits.
The Zigong Dinosaur Museum is located in Zigong City, Sichuan Province, China. Zigong city located in the Sichuan Basin as one of the Historical and Cultural Cities of China has long been renowned as “Salt City” for its brine extraction techniques and the attendant salt-related culture. As one of the Historical and Cultural Cities of China, Zigong is called “Lantern Town in the South Kingdom”.
Since December 20, 2019, the Zigong Dinosaur Museum has launched an online challenge for “OneStrokeFinishADinosaur”, inviting global netizens to use creative methods to challenge the task of writing the Chinese word “dinosaur”, and upload photos or videos. The form and genre are not limited. The museum carefully prepared for the event.
In order to fully demonstrate the importance and support for this event, before the event began, the museum used the Zigong Dinosaur Museum’s official overseas social media account to use pre-order videos, posters, graphics, and other forms to warm up the event. Netizens from all over the world excitedly expressed their expectations and aspirations for this event. Many people expressed their desire to participate in this event because of its novel and creative form.
The “OneStrokeFinishADinosaur” online solicitation started on December 25, 2019, at Christmas. Some fans who have learned about the challenge early on can’t wait to use their own accounts to post their work. As one of the best dinosaur museums in the world, the appeal of the Zigong Dinosaur Museum is huge.
During the event, videos combining the works of domestic and foreign netizens were posted on social platforms, further stimulating the participation of netizens. Participants from around the world expressed their views on the event. They said that “OneStrokeFinishADinosaur” provided an opportunity to write Chinese characters in person so that they could experience the charm of Chinese characters and learn more about dinosaurs.
There is always an end to a wonderful journey, and the event ends on December 31, 2019. Later, the leaders of the Zigong Dinosaur Museum will select unique and creative works. The results will be announced on January 15, 2020. The winners will be awarded the honorary titles of Dinosaur Stroke Master, Dinosaur Star, and Thanks For Participation, and receive the intimate Zigong Dinosaur Museum gift package.