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Road cycling around Siming Mountain kicks off

On May 14th, 2017 China Yuyao Siming Mountain Cycling as well as Road Cycling Racing in Yuyao kicked off. 800 cyclers both at home and abroad joined the grand activity, enjoying the beautiful scenery along the route like Siming Lake, waterfull valley and Beixi River etc.

The road cycling racing was hosted by Yuyao Sports Federation. This is the 10th year of the competition. The standard course for road cycling—421.95 kilometers—should be completed within 24 hours. As for Siming Mountain cycling, cyclers should finish the 160-kilometer course within 12 hours; those succeed can make to the final. Road cycling racing is not a typical competition as it emphasizes more on self-challenge and perseverance. 

May 14th is also Mother’s Day. The organization committee prepared a special gift for the cyclers’ mother

Bird watching festival kicks off at Hangzhou Bay Wetland Park

Bird watching festival kicks off on the morning of May 13th at Hangzhou Bay National Wetland Park. At the end of spring, grand migration of summer birds takes place, forming a feast for the eyes. The festival lasts till June 18th; special bird watching route opens only on weekends with a maximum overflow of 200 per day.

Hangzhou Bay Wetland is one of the largest brackish water wetlands in southeast Asia, an important session of bird migration route from Australia to Siberia. It is recorded that 244 types of birds have visited the wetland park and its surroundings since 2005.

It’s a paradise for birds and bird watching at close range and massive scale is not recommended. “It is a bird conservation park with a fragile ecological environment, so we have special routes for the tourists and with a set quota of visitors at a set time,” said the responsible man. Therefore tourists can feast their eyes on the birds while promoting the harmonious relationship between humans and nature

Selection of "top ten entrepreneurs with painting talent" to be launched

The 2nd selection of "top ten entrepreneurs with painting talent" will be launched to build a platform of learning, discussing, communicating and displaying for the entrepreneurs interested in art, creating a better cultural atmosphere for the business circle.

The selection activity is jointly sponsored by Ningbo Foreign Cultural Exchange Association, Ningbo Bureau of Culture, Broadcasting, Television, Press and Publication, Ningbo Daily Group, Ningbo Radio, Film & Television Group, Ningbo branch of Zhejiang Daily Group, and Ningbo Radio and Television Weekly. The candidates of the selection are the local prominent entrepreneurs with interest and talent in painting and calligraphy. The range of the works include different forms of painting (like Chinese painting, oil painting, water-color painting, and print making), calligraphy and engraving. 

The final result of the selection will be released in the press, and the excellent pieces of works will be exhibited at Ningbo Art Gallery and later on published in book form

1st Needlework Culture Festival held

Jointly hosted by Yinzhou District Women's Federation, Yinzhou Folk Artists' Association and the Cuncaoxin Needlework Talent Studio, the first Needlework Culture Festival of Yinzhou District, titled "mother's culture", was launched on May 10.

The culture festival, with the theme of "seeking for fine folk art and craft, spreading needlework culture", consists of a series activities including the collection, appraisal, exhibition and sales of the needlework items and on-the-site experience. The works collection will be wrapped up on May 22, and the awarding ceremony will be held on May 25. Then award-winning works will then be exhibited at the Liyuan Photography Culture Hall until June 2.

Weighing Children on the Beginning of Summer

On the morning of May 3rd, a series of folk activities were carried out in the culture square of Qiu’ai Township, Yinzhou to celebrate the Beginning of Summer. Numerous citizens participated in such creative activities as Egg Eating Championship, knitting colorful casings for eggs and weighing children.

The pic shows a scene of weighing children

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