GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 13, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/- “Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of the Rooster!” On the morning of January 10th, Guangdong sent her invitation to the world. It is understood that during the Spring Festival period, all the cities around Guangdong Province are going to hold a series of activities on the theme of “Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of the Rooster”. Nearly 400 theme activities have been prepared to welcome the guests and friends from all over the world.
Guangdong is located in the south of China. It is a developed province in the economically active region of the Pearl River Delta, about two hours drive from Hongkong, China. The weather here is very agreeable, like spring all the year round, you can enjoy the nice sunshine even in winter. Here you can visit the flower markets, study the south of the Five Ridges folk, tour the Theme parks, taste nice food, enjoy the hot springs and swim in the sea.
It is understood that during the time of “Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of Rooster”, the 400 activities mainly consist of flower fairs, lantern fairs, temple fairs, folk-custom activities, the Intangible Cultural Heritage activities, cultural and art exhibitions, photographic exhibitions, grand variety shows, prays for blessings, outdoor activities and so on and so forth.
Touring the flower fairs is a must for the Cantonese during the Spring Festival. “Local Guangdong residents” as well as “new comers” can feel the fragrance of flowers in every corner of the city. During the January 25th to 28 of 2017, Guangzhou city will organize traditional Spring Festival flower markets and floating flower fairs on the main roads of the city. This will be the most expected “flower date” in the winter.
Nature has given Guangdong valuable geothermal resources with all types of high quality and variety. There are too numerous and reputable hot springs in the province, you could enjoy the happiness of a family union and the easiness and relaxation of getting together with your friends.
Unlike the cold northern regions of China, Guangdong’s winter is still able to enjoy the sunshine beach and blue sky. During the Spring Festival Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park of Guangzhou will launch aerial view of animal projects, Chimelong of Zhuhai will run Chinese white dolphin show and the Window of the World in Shenzhen, a series of Spring Festival activities on the theme of “Continental Style Carnival and Colorful Chinese Lunar New Year”.
Let us enjoy the nice winter sunshine and feel the warm of the province of Guangdong.
Source: Tourism Bureau of Guangdong Province
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