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Hunan Rural Tourism Festival (Spring Season) 2017 Kicks off in Anren

2017-03-18

Visitors enjoy the sea of canola flowers at Paddy Field Park, Anren on March 17, 2017.

Deputy Chairman of the CPPCC Hunan Provincial Committee Zhang Dafang declares the opening of Hunan Rural Tourism Festival held in Spring Season 2017.

 

Party Group Secretary and Director of the Hunan Provincial Tourism Development Committee Chen Xianchun addresses the opening ceremony.

The Hunan Rural Tourism Festival (Spring Season) 2017 & Chenzhou Beautiful Village Tourism and Cultural Festival kicked off at Paddy Field Park, Anren County, on March 17, 2017. Nearly thirty thousand tourists visited the sea of canola flowers, appreciating the rural beauty.

The Festival was jointly organized by the Hunan Provincial Tourism Development Committee and the Chenzhou Municipal People’s Government. There will be five major activities to be held, including a traditional ceremony that will mark the start of spring ploughing, stunt kite flying live show, photo and essay contest held via WeChat, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Trade Fair, and Commodity Exposition.

The schedule is as follows:

March 14 to 21, ten thousand people taste herbal stewed pettitoes for a Guinness World Records, Anren Food Festival, and a light show;

March 20, Seminar on Shennong Cultural Festival (an item of World Intangible Cultural Heritage);

March 16 to 25, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Trade Fair;

March 15 to 30, Commodity Exposition

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Translator: Yu Jiangjiang

Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn