The opening ceremony of the 5th Guilin Rice Noodles Festival will be hosted in Martyr Square of Xing'an County at 19:30 on June 9, 2011.
During the ceremony tourists will watch the performance by a couple of famous Chinese singers and after that there will be a big firework show.Total 10,000 tickets are being sold now. Price ranges from 100CNY to 400CNY. With the ticket tourists will not only watch the opening ceremony but also in the following days of the festival can taste Guilin Rice Noodles for free and enjoy 50% discount to enter all the attractions in Xing'an such as Merry Land Theme Park, Cat Mountain, and etc.
Ticket booking phone number: (+86) 773 - 2828146 or 2850658 or 6210069
In Chinese Lunar Calendar May 5th is the traditional festival - Dragon Boat Festival. During the day Chinese people will eat zongzi which is a Chinese traditional food, host dragon boat race, and etc.
To celebrate the festival this year the Princess City Scenic Area will host a zongzi making event on June 6th, 2011. During the event tourists will have a chance to learn how to make the Chinese traditional food - zongzi, learn the Guilin local customs of the festival and win some free gifts.