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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Thursday, November 26 2020 - 23:06
AsiaNet
China's Hainan Free Trade Port Holds the 21st Carnival
HAIKOU, China, Nov. 26, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

Recently, the 2020 (21st) Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival 
officially kicked off in Hainan, China. More than 170 activities, including 
concerts, beer festivals, beach sports and culture week, are carried out in the 
province. Hainan Free Trade Port welcomed the first joyous event in its opening 
year.

This Carnival's activities are more abundant than those of previous years, 
including the 2020 Brocade and Embroidery World Culture Week, 2021 "Voice of 
Free Trade Port" New Year Concert, "Add Flowers to the Brocade" Classical Folk 
Concert, 2020 BMW Hood to Coast China-Hainan Relay, etc. More than 170 
activities covering conventions and exhibitions, culture and art, sports 
events, sales promotion and other fields are held simultaneously in Haikou, as 
well as in Sanya, Danzhou, Qionghai, Wanning and Lingshui.

Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival, as Hainan's signature tourism and 
culture event, has had 20 successful sessions. It has become an important 
platform for Hainan to strengthen tourism and cultural exchanges and 
cooperation with the world and an important window for Hainan to fully display 
its image of opening up to the world. This Carnival is co-sponsored by the 
Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the People's Government of Hainan Province.

Fu Caixiang, Vice Governor of the People's Government of Hainan Province, said 
in her speech that this Carnival is a large-scale tourism festival held in 
Hainan amid regular pandemic prevention and control, and the first Carnival 
held in Hainan Free Trade Port in its opening year. It is an internationally 
influential cultural and tourism signature event that Hainan strives to create, 
and an effective way to construct an international tourism consumption center 
and to promote economic development and the upgrading of tourism consumption.

Source: The People's Government of Hainan Province

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   Caption: Actors perform Hainan-style dance at the 2020 (21st) Hainan 
International Tourism Island Carnival.

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