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Tuesday, November 23 2021 - 13:00
AsiaNet
The 7th Maritime Silk Road (Fuzhou) International Tourism Festival gets underway
FUZHOU, China, Nov. 23, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The 7th Maritime Silk Road (Fuzhou) International Tourism Festival kicks off on 
November 23. The festival is to be hosted by the Ministry of Culture and 
Tourism of China and the People's Government of Fujian Province and organized 
by the Fujian Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism and the People's 
Government of Fuzhou. The festival, which has the theme Maritime Silk Road 
Cooperation for Thriving Culture and Tourism, will be held both online and 
offline, highlighting its status as an international event for culture and 
tourism along the Maritime Silk Road.

The festival will present a wide range of core and associated activities, such 
as the Opening Ceremony and the Culture and Tourism Cooperation Summit, and the 
Night of the Maritime Silk Road. Representatives from the embassies and 
consulates of countries along the Maritime Silk Road, from tourism agencies of 
countries and regions along the Belt and Road, as well as from the Maritime 
Silk Road Tourism Promotion Alliance will be invited to attend this spectacular 
event, according to the Publicity Department of the CPC Fuzhou Municipal 
Committee. This will further provide opportunities for cultural exchange 
alongside the Maritime Silk Road. With a wide range of activities, the event 
will last until mid-December.

The Maritime Silk Road (Fuzhou) International Tourism Festival is an important 
project for Fujian Province and Fuzhou City, designed to accelerate the 
construction of the Core Area of the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road. The 
festival has been held for six consecutive years, from 2015 to 2020. It has 
enabled the formation of a new regional tourist cooperation platform for 
countries along and near the Maritime Silk Road, where they can showcase their 
achievements and pursue mutual benefits.

Source: The Publicity Department of the CPC Fuzhou Municipal Committee

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