Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists

Hu Min
District has something for everyone at a promotional event at the Xuhui ASE Mall with tasty treats, lucky draws, magic shows and intangible cultural heritage displays.
Hu Min
Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
Ti Gong

A bazaar sells products related to the culture and tourist attractions of Songjiang District. 

Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
Ti Gong

Performances promote Songjiang attractions during the event. 

Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
Ti Gong

Songjiang papercuts are on display. 

Tasty delicacies, lucky draws, magic shows and intangible cultural heritage displays are on offer at an event hosted by Songjiang’s cultural and tourism authorities to promote what’s best about the district.

Free admission to tourist attractions including Shanghai Happy Valley, Playa Maya Water Park, Smurfs Park, Yuehu Sculpture Park, Zuibaichi Park and Fangta Park were being distributed to visitors to the Xuhui ASE Mall on Friday taking part in games and lucky draws. 

The event is also being held on Saturday.

Visitors can taste sweet Cangqiao pears and Sheshan peaches, specialty fruits of Songjiang, and experience how to make Yexie cake, a Shanghai intangible cultural heritage that dates back to 1573. 

Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
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Visitors are invited to taste fruits grown in Songjiang. 

Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
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A clown makes a balloon animal for a visitor to the Xuhui ASE Mall.

The district’s cultural heritage, including bamboo-weaving, paper cuts, clay modelling, sugar blowing and silk screen printing are being demonstrated.

The Sheshan summer carnival, the Shanghai Happy Valley electronic music festival, Playa Maya Water Park electronic music party, summer camps, golf tournaments, peach-picking, magic night tours at Chenshan Botanical Garden, a lotus festival at Xinbang Town, crayfish banquets and various exhibitions are just some of the summer attractions in the district, officials said. 

Tourism discounts are on offer, and souvenirs are also available. 

Songjiang puts on a show to attract tourists
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Market stalls are part of the event hosted by Songjiang’s cultural and tourism authorities.

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