Flower festival set to blossom in Xinghua

Hu Min
The festival from March 18 to May 8 will have a number of cultural, agricultural and tourism activities including a cooking competition, Chinese opera and flower boat parade.
Hu Min
Flower festival set to blossom in Xinghua
Ti Gong

Yellow as far as the eye can see at this rape flower field in Xinghua

Flower festival set to blossom in Xinghua
Ti Gong

Xinghua has an abundance of beautiful scenery for tourists to enjoy.

A rape flower tourism festival will be held from March 18 to May 8 in Xinghua, a city in east China's Jiangsu Province, its government announced in Shanghai on Friday. 

Cultural, agricultural and tourism activities including a local cooking competition, traditional Chinese opera performances, a half marathon, farm produce promotions and flower boat parade will be held during the festival in the Qianduo scenic area. 

Xinghua features charming attractions in all four seasons such as blossoming lotus flowers in summer and hot springs in winter. 

It boasts rich agriculture produce such as rice, hairy crabs, crayfish and taro. 

Xinghua’s culture and tourism authorities signed a cooperation agreement with the operator of the Yangtze River Delta tour pass in Shanghai on Friday. 

Flower festival set to blossom in Xinghua
Ti Gong

Watertown scenery in Xinghua

Flower festival set to blossom in Xinghua
Ti Gong

An old street in an ancient town in Xinghua

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