Spring irrigation has started in recent days in the Dragon Backbone’s Rice Terrace. Now is one of the best periods to see the rice terraces.
The Dragon's Backbone Rice Terraces in Longsheng has over 700 years's history and it is symbolize the wisdom of Zhuang and Yao ethnic groups. There a different view with the changing seasons. Now it is the start of spring irrigation. If you are going to the rice terraces now, you will see each floor of the field is full of water and see traditional sowing by the local farmer's.
The "Chinese City Rankings" celebrate the best of China and its cities. Second year in its running by China Radio International. They are soliciting the world's opinion on the competing Chinese cities by inviting you to vote for your favorite city. Guilin is one of the twenty competing cities. If you love Guilin, show your love by voting.
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.
The Impression Sanjie Liu is awarded China's Well-Known Trademark by the State Administration for Industry & Commerce of China.
The Impression Sanjie Liu is world's largest scale performance performed on Li River with Guilin's Karst mountain as background. One director of the show is Zhang Yimou who directed Beijing Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.
A new flight route of Guilin - Beihai - Guiyang will be launched from June 1st, 2011. Beihai is one of the most important tourist cities in Guangxi Region and Guiyang is the capital city of Guizhou Province.
The flight number is G52647/8 operated by China Express Air with its 50-seater-aircraft CRJ-200. The flight departs from Guilin at 17:55 on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday and at 20:05 on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.