(DALIANNEWS)- The 29th Dalian Acacia Flower Festival and Northeast Asia International Tourism Cultural Week is due to be held during May 26 to 31, 2018. The preparatory work is under way.
More than 1,600 people from 42 teams in 16 countries and regions such as Japan, Russia and France are confirmed to participate in the event.
The festival will set 27 large-scale activities including opening ceremony, reception dinner, Sino-Japan Tourism Dalian Exchange Conference 2018, Tourism Culture Exchange Week, Dalian Tourism Promotion and Shopping Week, Chinese and Japanese Tourists’Hiking Festival for Acacia Appreciation, Martial Arts and Taiji Show and International Martial Arts Culture Exchange, China "Future Star" Equestrian Competition Regional Competition-Dalian 2018, the extreme cross-country challenge, the city’s old photo exhibition, and the exhibition of the quintessence of Beijing Opera.
Dalian Acacia Festival has became an important carrier of the city's tourism, sports, ecology and culture.
"The festival will include 27 activities this year, which will not only present the city’s tourism development, but the feature of Dalian and soft power of the national culture by telling the stories of urban changes and cultural customs. The city of Dalian not only has a beautiful coastline but also an interesting soul." , said a local principal of the tourism department.
Initiated in 1989, Dalian Acacia Festival was officially confirmed as a local tourism festival activity with the national level. It has been successfully held for 28 years, winning the honor of the most influential tourism festival activity in China more than once. It has currently became a calling card of Dalian, further promoting the tourism culture communications in Northeast Asian regions.