The opening ceremony of the 17th Wuxi Taihu Lake Cultural Tourism Festival promotes local cultural and tourism resources via live stream. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]
The 17th Wuxi Taihu Lake Cultural Tourism Festival opened at Nianhuawan scenic area in Binhu district, Wuxi on June 14. This year's event includes 21 local culture, tourism and sport activities.
The festival will give full play to the rich cultural and tourism resources of Binhu, attracting people to enjoy local natural scenery and recreational activities, according to Binhu officials at the opening ceremony.
The activities will be held at popular scenic spots and cultural venues and will include a summer carnival at Wuxi Sunac Resort, the Animal Magic Festival to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wuxi Zoo, and more.
The Mashan Yangmei Festival has also begun, as the Mashan yangmei, a popular local Chinese bayberry, is entering harvest season.
A promo video played at the opening ceremony showed that the Mashan yangmei has been granted an Agro-product Geographical Indication, becoming the fourth product in Wuxi to receive the indication.