Dubai, 2 November 2021 (TDI): ‘Guangxi Day’ for China Pavilion of Expo 2020 Dubai was officially unveiled on November 1. The theme of the inauguration was “Splendid Guangxi – Opportunity, Innovation, and Cooperation”.
China Pavilion at Expo 2020
The China Pavilion signifies hope and a bright future. Designed in the shape of a traditional Chinese lantern, the pavilion represents a combination of Chinese and Western culture. China is actively participating in Expo 2020. The United Arab Emirates is hosting the Expo.
Splendid Guangxi – Opportunity, Innovation, and Cooperation
The ceremony was comprised of four parts; online visits, remarks by leaders, launching ceremony of Guangxi Day as well as “Guangxi Product Promotion Along the Silk Road” China (UAE) International Commodity Online Exhibition, and project-signing section. During the official event Guangxi’s story, business opportunities in Guangxi, and Zhuang ethnicity in Guangxi were presented.
Guangxi Product Promotion along the Silk Road
The investment environment, economic development, folk customs, cultural tourism of Guangxi were shared at the pavilion through pictures, videos, and physical exhibitions.
Business prospects in Guangxi were also shared. “Guangxi Product Promotion along the Silk Road” Online Exhibition is launched to promote trade and investment between Guangxi and countries under the Belt and Road Initiative.
Online Exhibition and Promotion
More than 100 companies took part in online exhibitions and promotions. Aside from that, more than 50 categories of products are on display. Zhuang ethnicity in Guangxi also presented cultural performances to reflect Zhuang culture.
The event was attended by Liu Hongwu, Vice Governor of Guangxi, and Ali Obaid Ali Alyabhouni Aldhaheri, Ambassador of the UAE to China. Chen Jian’an, Vice Chairman of CCPIT, and Juma Mohammad Al Kait, Assistant Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Economy for Foreign Trade Affairs also attended the event.
Guangxi: Prospects for Tourism
Guangxi is located in the southern part of China. Geographically it is beside Vietnam. It is famous for its mountainous terrain, stunning rice terraces, and history that goes back thousands of years. Guangxi covers an area of approximately 237,600 square kilometers.
Guangxi is a subtropical highly scenic area in Southern China. It is known for its rivers, caves, and lofty karst formations. Boat cruises on the Li River connect Guilin and Yangshuo, cities interspersed by tooth-like karst peaks.
Some of the tourist attractions in the region are the Longsheng rice terraces, the Li River, Laorenshan (Old Man Mountain), Gongbao Mansion, Huangyao Ancient Town, Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Sun and Moon Pagodas, Jingjiang Princes’ City, and Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge.
Longsheng Rice Terraces
The Longsheng rice terraces are cut into the side of mountains. The stair-like emerald-green rice paddies rise above low clouds.
The Li River flows through Guilin, Yangshuo, and Pingle, before merging to form the Gui River.
The ancient Huangyao city is over 1,000-years-old. It is situated in northeast Shaoping County. The city has well-preserved pavilions, temples, folk homes, and huge ancient trees.
Sun and Moon Pagodas
Connected by an underwater tunnel, the Sun and Moon pagodas stand-alone in Fir Lake in downtown Guilin. The Sun Pagoda is the world’s tallest bronze pagoda. It is two stories taller than the Moon Pagoda.
Jingjiang Princes’ City
Built between 1372 and 1392, Jingjiang Princes’ City is located in inner Guilin. In the beginning, it was the official residence of Zhu Shouqian. Zhu Shouqian was the great-nephew of the first Ming dynasty emperor. 14 kings resided here between then and the end of the Ming dynasty.