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Flower fairs and more for Spring Festival celebration in Guangzhou
Update: 2016-12-20     Source: english.gz.gov.cn
From Jan. 24 to Feb. 11, 2017, various activities will be held in Guangzhou to celebrate the Spring Festival as well as help people with different cultural backgrounds learn more about Guangzhou. These celebration activities include folk performances, luminal art, theme flower shows, city carnival, intangible cultural heritage shows and etc.

Traditional flower fairs for Spring Festival

Time:
8:30 am, Jan. 25, 2017 to 2:00 am, Jan. 28, 2017
Avenue: Flower fairs in 11 districts

There will be flowers and plants, potted tangerines, volunteering, theme post offices. Besides, calligraphers will be invited to write Spring Festival couplets for citizens.

Light Concert at Huacheng Square

Time:
7:00 pm to 10:30 pm from Jan. 24 to Feb. 11, 2017
Avenue: Canton Tower, Huacheng Square and along Pearl River

The Light Concert will be centered on Canton Tower and make scenery along Pearl River and the new axis of the city as the background. Tourists can also admire auspicious trees, landscape with peach blossom, and parterres with flower fair logos.

Invitation for foreign guests to spend Spring Festival with local family

Twenty groups of families, friends or lovers from home and abroad are welcomed to participate in this activity. This activity aims at helping people with different cultures and backgrounds communicate with each other, deepening their friendship, making more people learn about and fall in love with Guangzhou.

Follow WeChat account “花城花语”to sign up for the event before Jan. 5, 2017.


Theme flower shows in Yuntai Garden and Baiyun Mountain

Time:
Jan. 23, 2017 to Mar. 5, 2017
Avenue: Yuntai Garden, Baiyun Mountain

Yuntai Garden will make tulip as its theme flower, while Baiyun Mountain will focus on peach blossom and rape flower. 3D flower art, gardening technique and greenhouse are employed to create spring atmosphere.

Floating flower fair at Litchi Bay

Time:
Jan. 21, 2017 to Jan. 27, 2017
Avenue: Litchi Bay and Litchi Bay Garden

Litchi Bay flower fair will be held on the water. It will allow tourists to travel between land and water freely. Tourists can also enjoy dance performances at the same time.

Lantern show in Yuexiu

Time:
Jan. 24, 2017 to Feb. 27, 2017
Avenue: Yuexiu Garden

Peony and phoenix flower will be the main elements on the lantern show. Colorful lanterns, tridimensional parterres, thousands of potted flowers and lanterns will bring tourists unique experience.

Guangzhou Garden Expo

Time: Jan. 25, 2017 to Feb. 20, 2017
Avenue: Guangzhou Children's Park, Liuhua Lake Park

Tridimensional parterres and art garden will be the major components in Guangzhou Children's Park, while potted landscape, flower arrangement will be the major parts in Liuhua Lake Park.

Admire plum blossom at Luogang Xiangxue Park

Time:
In the middle of January, 2017
Avenue: Luogang Xiangxue Park, Huangpu District

This activity, Xiangxue Cultural Tourism Festival, will last for seven days to promote culture and tourism. During this period, there will be a photo exhibition with the theme of wintersweet, folk performances, calligraphy and picture creation, and etc.

Yuexiu Temple Fair

Time:
Feb. 11 to 18, 2017
Avenue: Zhongshan Road, Beijing Road

There will be folk performances, folk custom tours, demonstration of making handicraft, exhibition of traditional goods, and gourmet exhibition.

Theme post offices

Time:
Jan. 25, 2017 to Feb. 11, 2017
Avenue: Traditional flower fairs, Litchi Bay, Huacheng Square

There are series of post office goods with zodiac as the theme, native postcards and etc. Citizens can also DIY postcards.

Sharing photos
All tourists and citizens can participate in the photo sharing activity, and share beautiful photos with others while participating the abovementioned activities.

(by Iris & Monica, newsgd.com)

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