The 2008 Guangdong International Tourism and Culture Festival, together with the PPRD (Pan Pearl River Delta) Tourism Promotion Convention, will be held from November 28 to December 4, according to a press conference held by the Guangzhou Municipal Government News Office.
This year, as the main venue of the festival, Guangzhou city has set aside thirty locations for various events, including a gourmet food festival. After spending the day enjoying local gourmet delicacies, participants are encouraged to take a lovely night cruise on the illustrious Pearl River.
Night cruise on the Pearl River (File photo)
Eight Highlight Events in Guangzhou
The 22nd session of the Guangzhou International Gourmet Festival
Venues: Grandview Plaza (main venue), Bantang Lu in Liwan district, Binhai Park in Nansha district, Baiyun Mountain Park, etc.
Time: November 28 to December 4
PPRD Tourism Pearl River Cruise
Venue: Bai'ertan and Guangzhou Bridge on the Pearl River
Time: 18:30-20:00 November 22 to December 7
Election of Panyu Tourism Ambassador
Time: Evening of November 29
Conghua Tourism Festival
2008 China Guangzhou (Zengcheng) Climbing Festival
Venues: Baishuizhai, Zengcheng, Guangzhou
Time: November 25 to December 31
2008 Guangzhou (Nansha) Beach Tourism Festival
Includes a kite festival, wedding dress photography, a beach volleyball friendship match and BBQ
Venue: Nansha district, Guangzhou
Guangzhou Tourism Journey "Hundred-mile Pearl River, Aquatic Art Gallery"
Final of 2008 Guangzhou Excellence Guides
Venue: Guangdong Science Center
Time: November 21
(By Jessie Hwang, Stephen Roach)
Editor: canton fair