Cultural Tourism Activities to Celebrate National Day Holiday and Mid-Autumn Festival in Yueyang

2020-09-30
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China celebrates its National Day on Oct. 1 every year. This year the Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the same day, overlapping with the week-long National Day holiday that extends to Oct. 8, totaling eight days. A variety of cultural tourism activities will be held in Yueyang to celebrate the holiday.

Yueyang Tower Scenic Area

Magic Show
Duration: October 1 to 5

Paper-cutting
Duration: October 1 to 4
Activities: a professional paper-cutting team will be invited to teach tourists paper-cutting skills.

Free Visits to Yueyang Tower
Date: October 1
Tourists who were born on October 1 or whose given name is ¡°¹úÇì(meaning National Day in English)¡± could enjoy free entry to the scenic area after showing ID cards.

Express Your Best Wishes to the Motherland
Duration: October 1 to 4
Activities: a rubbing of "Notes on Yueyang Tower¡± will be sent to those taking a photo in front of a KT board or share a short video on WeChat moments.

Reciting "Notes on Yueyang Tower¡± to Get Free Admission
Duration: 8:00-17:00 on October 1 to 4
Participants with valid certificates are required to fluently recite the essay of ¡°Notes on Yueyang Tower¡± in mandarin within five minutes.

Essay Competition on Yueyang Tower
Duration: October 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021
Email: yueyanglou06@126.com

Dongting Lake Tourist Resort

A series of water activities including kayaking, sailing, boating, and moon worshiping will be launched in October.

Travel routes:
Nanjin Ancient Ferry¡ªNanjing Port Dyke¡ªSandaowan Bay;
Jiugui Bay¡ªHuayu World¡ªHunan Institute of Science and Technology;
Nanhu Park¡ªNanhu Hotel¡ªJiukong Bridge¡ªNanjin Ancient Ferry
Traditional Chinese Music Concert
Date: October 1
Venue: Taibai Winehouse
Lantern Festival
Duration: September 30 to October 18
Venue: Yueyang Huayu World
A theme activity features daytime flower appreciating and nighttime lantern enjoying. A hot air balloon tour will be provided to have a panorama view of Nanhu Lake.

Xiangying Yangsha Lake Tourist Resort
The First Hunan Moon Cultural Festival will be held at Yangsha Lake Tourist Resort in Xiangying.

Pingjiang Shiniuzhai Scenic Area
Duration: October 1 to 10
Activities: Stunt Car Racing and Popular Music Festival

Translator: Xiao Juan
Chinese source: hunan.voc.com.cn
Photo source: yylq.gov.cn