LOS ANGELES, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Feb. 19, China's Hangzhou Tourism Commission hosted a "Hangzhou in Hollywood" event, celebrating the beauty of Hangzhou with movie magic in Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles, CA. It took place from noon to 8:00 pm PT in the Hollywood & Highland Central Courtyard with entertainment and activities including:
- Dance performances by representatives of the Los Angeles Chinese Cultural Center
- Tea Sampling
- Star in Hollywood-Inspired Mini Movies set against the backdrop of Hangzhou
With Green Screen installation, participants could not only get a taste of acting in a movie, but also got to know more about Hangzhou key cultures. Participants were asked to act in mini-movie with Hangzhou scenery and elements added in the story setting. Then, almost instantly, users could download their unique video and share this experience with their friends through social media. By taking part in this, participants got the chance to win a 4-day trip to Hangzhou for two with flights and accommodation included.
"Hangzhou Tourism Commission is excited to create an event in the heart of Hollywood," said Hongzhong Zhao, Deputy Hangzhou Tourism Commissioner. "The Hangzhou in Hollywood event will celebrate the arts and culture of Hollywood and the poetic beauty of Hangzhou."
To extend this celebration of Chinese arts and culture from Los Angeles to the whole United States, there will be a post campaign "Create your 6-word story" during March and April. Participants can watch recaps of the event and more videos that show Hangzhou key cultures online. Participants who come up with the most creative 6-word story inspired by videos of Hangzhou will win a trip for two to Hangzhou. Give it a try at www.HangzhouinHollywood.net
Hangzhou offers pristine natural beauty, well-preserved historical attractions, a vibrant culture and modern amenities for today's global traveler. Located in Eastern China only 50 minutes by high-speed train from Shanghai, the city is home to UNESCO World Heritage sites, West Lake and the Great Canal, as well as Lingyin Temple, one of the largest Buddhist temples in all of China, the Xixi National Wetland Park, and many other cultural and ecological attractions. Hangzhou is also a budding tech hub, home to Alibaba's global headquarters, as well as the West Lake Apple Store, arguably the largest Apple store in Asia, which opened in January 2015. For more information about the destination, please visit http://en.gotohz.com.
About Hangzhou Tourism Commission:
The Hangzhou Tourism Commission is the governmental department responsible for managing the tourism industry in the city of Hangzhou, China.
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