Inheriting History and Carrying Forward Culture-The Tennis Racket Museum tells moving stories
Source: China Sports News
Author: Ma Yiou
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A museum with tennis rackets as its main collection-Beijing Yunhui Tennis Racket Museum was recently established in Beijing. This museum built by social forces is derived from the love and perseverance of tennis people. In the future, it will become a platform for inheriting tennis history and spreading tennis culture.
The museum collection covers nearly 1,000 pieces of antique wooden rackets, modern rackets, special-shaped rackets, Chinese wooden rackets, signature rackets and other tennis related items. By visiting the museum, you can have a more comprehensive understanding of the evolution of tennis rackets and the historical development of tennis.
There is no doubt that the wooden pat is the essence and core of this museum. During the 2019 Shanghai Masters, Li Yunhui, who is committed to the promotion of tennis for public welfare, found after interviewing Shanghai wooden racket collectors that there are many knowledge, stories and historical significance behind the racket, which is a good carrier for spreading tennis culture, so he also started collecting. journey of.
Collect while researching. From the first collection to the establishment of the “Yun Mu Pai Collection Hall” project on March 28, 2021. In just over a year, the efficiency and execution of Chinese tennis players amazed many foreign collectors, and many collectors recorded videos to express their congratulations.
Not only is the world tennis collector’s circle, this move has also caused a shock in the Chinese tennis world. After the founding of New China, various brands such as aviation have emerged one after another, and some rackets have been exported overseas. The history of Chinese rackets has become an indispensable part of the history of world rackets.
After the establishment of the collection hall, many witnesses and enthusiasts of the history of tennis in New China have donated their collections to the collection hall. In order to live up to this expectation and to allow the collection business to develop for a longer period of time, the plan to establish a museum began to be put into action, and the dust settled in half a year.
The establishment of the museum also benefited from the background that Beijing proposed to build a “City of Museums” this year. In July this year, the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Cultural Heritage announced the “Several Opinions of Beijing Municipality on Encouraging Social Forces to Open Museums (Draft for Solicitation of Comments)”), proposing that Beijing will set up special funds to support social forces to build museums.
Li Yunbo, currently the curator of the museum, said: “The tennis racket collection represents the development of tennis history in different periods. The rackets in the museum tell a moving story. They share the history of rackets and taste tennis culture. The museum is a tennis player. Spiritual home.”
The establishment of the Yunhui Tennis Racket Museum is undoubtedly a milestone for Chinese tennis culture, and it is also a useful attempt by social forces to participate in sports culture. (Reposted from the 07 edition of “China Sports Daily” on October 25)