GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- "Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of the Rooster!" On the morning of January 10th, Guangdong invited the world to spend the Lunar New Year in Guangdong. All major cities in Guangdong Province are going to hold a series of activities on the theme of "Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of the Rooster". Nearly 400 activities have been prepared to welcome the guests and friends from all over the world.
Guangdong is located in the south of China. It is a developed province in the economically active region of the Pearl River Delta, about two hours drive from Hong Kong. The weather here is tropical, mild in the winter and warm in the summer. There are flower markets (a local tradition is to visit the flower markets over the Lunar New Year holiday), study the South Five Ridge culture, tour the theme parks, enjoy the food, relax in the hot springs and swim in the sea.
"Welcome to Guangdong to Spend the Lunar New Year of 2017, the Year of Rooster" activities will mainly consist of flower fairs, lantern fairs, temple fairs, traditional activities, intangible cultural heritage activities, cultural and art exhibitions, photographic exhibitions, grand variety shows, prayers for blessings and outdoor activities.
Touring the flower fairs is a must for the Cantonese during the Lunar New Year (also know as Spring festival). Local Guangdong residents as well as new comers can smell the flowers all around the city. From the January 25th to 28, Guangzhou will organize traditional Spring Festival flower markets and floating flower fairs on the main roads and canals in the city. This is the most expected flower date each winter.
Guangdong has many geothermal resources. There are many hot springs in the province, you could enjoy the happiness of a family union and the easiness and relaxation of getting together with your friends.
Unlike the cold northern regions of China, Guangdong's winter is warm and sunny. During the Spring Festival Chimelong Xiangjiang Safari Park of Guangzhou will launch aerial view of animal projects, Chimelong of Zhuhai will run Chinese white dolphin show and the Window of the World in Shenzhen will hold a series of Spring Festival activities on the theme of "Continental Style Carnival and Colorful Chinese Lunar New Year".
Enjoy the nice winter sunshine and feel the warmth of Guangdong province.
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SOURCE Tourism Bureau of Guangdong Province