Dalian Int'l Cherry Festival 2018 Opens
BY 2018-06-12 16:30:00
(DALIANNEWS)- Dalian International Cherry Festival 2018 raises its curtain at Jinpu New Area in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, June 12, 2018.
Dalian International Cherry Festival 2018 opens at Jinpu New Area in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, June 12, 2018.
Located at approximately 39 degrees north latitude, Dalian is recognized as one of the most suitable place for agricultral product cultivation in the world. The cherries produced here have gained increasing popularity from home and abroad for their rich nutrition, sweet taste and bright color.Dalian International Cherry Festival 2018 opens at Jinpu New Area in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, June 12, 2018.Children give a performance during the opening ceremony of Dalian International Cherry Festival 2018.
The festival includes ten themed activities such as the opening ceremony, cherry picking season, micro-video contest, special snack tasting month, selection of the citizens' favorate homestay accommodations, golf invitation contest, local renowned artists' works show, closing ceremony of the cherry festival and the inauguration of the blue cherry picking season. A total of nine self-driving routes for cherry picking and sightseeing will also be provided for tourists this year.
During the festival, Jinpu New Area will organize 35 charter flights, 100 trains in Northeast China, 500 coaches in Liaoning Province, 8,000 tour groups and 180,000 self-driving vehicles to spur the economic growth for the fruit growers.Cherries are ripe at a cherry garden in Dalian, a port city of Northeastern China's Liaoning Province, June 12, 2018.
The brand of “Dalian Jinzhou Big Cherries” has been approved as the certification trademark of geographical indication by the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China for over ten years.
With an advantageous geographical location and climate, Jinpu New Area is one of the important cherry cultivation areas in China, or even in the world. It has a cherry planting area of up to 110,000 mu and a cherry picking area of 70,000 mu this year, mainly distributing in a total of 170 cherry orchards. The total output of the cherries is expected to achieve over 70,000 tons in this area.
The festival will continue to July 12 this year.
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