Hai Zi Festival in Qinghai

From China Daily, this report on an upcoming festival to honor Hai Zi 海子, an early friend of Xi Chuan’s, in Qinghai Province 青海:

To commemorate Haizi, a bust made of jade from Kunlun Mountain will be unveiled beside Bayin River during the festival, along with 18 stone slabs of different shapes engraved with his poems.

A memorial hall encompassing 1,300 square meters will open to exhibit his legacy, including his works and personal belongings.

The poetry festival will assemble contemporary Chinese poets and critics for seminars on Haizi and other Chinese poets. A poetry contest will be held for entrants from all over the country.