The 2nd Longji Rice Terraces Fire Culture Festival will take place in Longji on June 10. It lasts 3 days. You will see dragon boat competition, Chinese rugby match, ethnic culture exhibition, traditional songs competition and etc.
A river lantern in the shape of dragon is seen on the Zijiang River in Ziyuan County of Guilin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The river lantern festival falls on July 14 in the Chinese lunar calendar, which is a traditional praying activity in Ziyuan County. Thousands of people participated in the blessing ceremony and river lantern floating activities on Thursday
Performers carrying river lanterns float on the Zijiang River in Ziyuan County of Guilin
A combine photo shows river lanterns on the Zijiang River in Guilin
A combine photo shows river lanterns on the Zijiang River
A girl sets out river lanterns on the Zijiang River in Ziyuan County of Guilin, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Since July 21, West Hill Park in Guilin has been hosting a lotus exhibition that will last until mid-Autumn or so. The lotuses on exhibition include more than 30 varieties, 80 groups and more than 300 pots.
Apart from native Guilin species, the organizer also included lotuses from Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Anhui and cities in the region. For the first time ever, rare lotuses being showcased include Yixian Lotus, Friendship Peopny Lotus, Kazamaki Red Flag and Ancient Lotus.
Guanyang County of Guilin City will host the Thousands-Dong-Family Culture Festival from today(Feb 27) to March 15, 2012.
In Chinese Lunar Calendar Feb 8th is Guanyang's Farming Toll Festival. The festival has more than one thousand year history. Every year the festival attracts thousands of tourists. In this year during the festival there will be some grand performance. Famous Chinese singers are invited to attend.
Linguilin County of Guilin City will host 2011 International Wetlands Culture Festival. The festival will start on 5th November and end on 7th November.
During the festival there will be many events: opening ceremony, International Wetlands Summit Forum, local ethnic groups' parade and show and ending ceremony.
Lingui County is situated in the northeast of Guangxi and west of Guilin. The county has more than 2100 years' history. The Huixian Wetlands is in the county covering 12km square. It is known as the Kidney of Guilin.