Country for PR: China
Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Monday, June 29 2020 - 21:18
"Quicklook" at Hainan's Baoting on Douyin
HAIKOU, China, June 29, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

On June 27, according to Baoting Convergent Media Center, a special program for 
the Dragon Boat Festival "People Taste, Weekend Shopping" was held in the 
broadcast room "Quicklook" launched by Xinhua News Agency on Douyin, the 
popular short video platform in China, to unveil the situation of Baoting Li 
and Miao Autonomous County, a tropical rainforest county in Hainan Free Trade 
Port, to the public for the first time. During the two-hour live-streaming, 
nearly 90,000 netizens across the country entered the broadcast room to 
appreciate Baoting's beautiful and charming scenery, various local specialties 
and ancient unique folk customs. 

Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County is located in the central part of Hainan 
Province, thus boasting superior natural ecological environment and cultural 
and tourism resources. Qixianling, as a landmark of Baoting, has unique 
original natural wonders such as peculiar peaks, hot springs and tropical 

During the live-streaming, in addition to the charming scenery in Qixianling, 
Shenyu Island, known as the "Fairyland on Earth", situated deep in the tropical 
rain forest, has also left a deep impression on many netizens. It is hailed by 
many tourists as a good place to escape from busy work and find peace of mind, 
as there is no hustle and bustle of city life. Whether it is the clear Biyu 
Lake, the original tropical rainforest, or the freshwater jellyfish known as 
the "giant panda in the water", are amazing.

Baoting is also permeated with customs of Li and Miao minority groups. The 
live-streaming also introduced Binglanggu-Hainan Li & Miao Cultural Heritage 
Park, which enabled netizens all over the country to appreciate the primitive 
boat houses of Li nationality, cheerful Hainan Eight Tones performances and 
ethic song and dance performances of Li and Miao nationality, as well as the 
live display of the world-class intangible cultural heritage project -- Li 
brocade art and the provincial intangible cultural heritage project -- Li 
rattan art in this session. 

In the live broadcast, four famous dishes in Baoting, i.e. pork, chicken, fish, 
and beef dishes, all made of unique local ingredients, were displayed one after 
another, making netizens salivate. Baoting also boasts the largest rambutan 
production base in China. In recent years, local quality gold passion fruit has 
developed, and even domestic durian and mangosteen have been successfully 
planted here, which let netizens reacquaint with Baoting. 

Source: Baoting Convergent Media Center

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   Caption: The live broadcast and Baoting beautiful scenery and fruits