Month: April 2019
to skiing, skating and other winter sports, which in turn will promote more national and int
ernational winter sports events. With the aim to better develop winter sports, governments at all levels shou
ld issue policies to encourage more people, in particular, teenagers, to follow and play winter sports.
Besides, the government should learn from the experiences of Nordic countries how to increase the popularity of winter sports.
Li Hai, director of the School of Economics and Management, Shanghai University of Sport
Winter sports have become increasingly popular in recent years, especially after China won the bid to host the 2022 Winte
r Olympics, creating a huge opportunity for the development of the winter sports industry.
of travel plan changes, as many choose new destinations a short or medi
um distance away instead of suburban trips, said Feng Rao, data research center mana
ger of Mafengwo, a major online travel service provider and tourist information-sharing platform in China.
Travel plans to Sanya, Luoyang and Enshi, three Chinese tourist cities, grew most rapidly — by 15.4
%, 13.6% and 11.6% respectively — due to the extended holiday, according to a report from Mafengwo.
With a new railway operating plan put into use from April 10 offeri
ng more high-speed train routes, high-speed train trips are easier and more convenient.
Take Luoyang in Henan province as an example. People living in Suzhou, Xuzhou an
d Jiaozuo, places where travel time to Luoyang by high-speed train is five hours or less, have turned their eyes to the city.
Chinese romance which opened across the country on April 19, has some scenes shot in Paris, including the Notre Dame Cathedral.
The film, directed by Huo Jianqi, a renowned figure among China’s “Fifth Gene
ration” directors, features supermodel-turned actress Du Juan and actor Chen Xiao.
During a recently promotional screening, director Huo says the film examines the meaning of love and marriage.
In the movie, there are several scenes featuring the lovebirds shown against the backg
round of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was damaged in a fire on April 15.
The film, based on a short story penned by journalist An Dun, the features a violinis
t and an interior designer, who encounter each other in a museum in Paris and soon fall in love.
BUDAPEST, April 23 (Xinhua) — The Beijing Film and TV International Show inaugurated in the
Hungarian capital will enhance people-to-people bonds between Hungary and China, an Chinese official said here on Tuesday.
“Within the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, more and more Chinese film and TV producti
on have become accessible for Hungarians,” said Wang Wei, director of the department of plan
ning and development, Beijing Municipal Radio and Television Bureau, at the opening of the show.
“This kind of cultural exchange can facilitate people-to-people bonds between Hungary and China
and will create a solid base for further cooperation between the two countries,” he stressed.
Maria Pap, an official from Hungarian National Tourist Office, said: “Budapest is a very important tourist att
raction and destination here in Central Europe. I am delighted to see more and more Chinese tourists coming to Hungary.”
She added that Budapest is a very important and beloved spot for film produc
ers, and more and more international film producers have chosen Budapest as their shooting place.
The Show kicked off with performances from Hungarian dancers and pop sing
ers, before showing trailers of the most exciting Chinese productions to Hungarian spectators.