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Sea-rail transport services at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port runs in 56 cities

It is reported that sea-rail transport service volume at Ningbo-Zhoushan Port hit a record-high of more than 100,000 TEUs in September, a year-on-year increase of over 34 percent. The transport services handled 733,000 standard containers from January to September with a 21.6% year-on-year growth.

Ningbo-Zhoushan Port is the largest and busiest port in sea-rail transport service business in south China. Since the beginning of this year, the port had overcome the impact of COVID-19 pandemic and strived to serve for the Belt and Road construction, Yangtze River Economic Belt, integrated development of Yangtze River Delta and other national strategies to build and optimize the sea-rail transport service network. By the end of September, 17 sea-rail transport routes covering 56 cities in 15 Provinces had been opened.

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2020 “Literature and Art, Keeping Pace with the New Era” Activity kicks off

On the evening of September 27, Ningbo Excellent Original Opera Exhibition, the opening ceremony of 2020 “Art and Literature, Keeping Pace with the New Era” activity, was held in Ningbo Yifu Theatre. The activity was hosted by Ningbo Literature and Art Association and sponsored by Ningbo Dramatists Association.

As a brand activity of Ningbo Literature and Art Association, “Art and Literature, Keeping Pace with the New Era” activity has been successfully held for four years, since 2016. This year’s activity is to contain 38 events, covering all artistic disciplines.

The Excellent Original Opera Exhibition was the first show of the activity. In order to collect high quality scripts, Ningbo Dramatists Association started preparations at the beginning of the year and has organized a creation team covering all ages. The team

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The State Administration of Cultural Heritage Releasing 5 Major Projects of "Archaeological China"

On September 24, the State Administration of Cultural Heritage held an important work meeting on the "Archaeological China" major projects in Beijing, reporting 5 important archaeological achievements. The Yuyao Jingtoushan site was on the list.

 The five new archaeological achievements are the Kangbao Xinglong site in Hebei, the Jingtoushan site in Yuyao, Zhejiang, the Taosi site in Xiangfen, Shanxi, the Shijiahe site in Tianmen, Hubei, the Shimao and Zhaishan stone city sites in Shaanxi. The archaeological research on settlement organization, beliefs and customs, animal and plant remains, unearthed relics, palace buildings, ancient city ruins, etc., fills many gaps in prehistoric archaeological China, reveals the genes of early Chinese civilization in multiple dimensions, and is of great significance to the study of the process of Chinese civilization.

 The Yuyao Jingtou Mountain Site, which dates from 7800 to 8300 years ago

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National intangible cultural heritage folk art week opens on Oct 9 in Ningbo

At the press conference of the National intangible Folk Arts Week held on September 27, the authority announced that the 2020 National Intangible Folk Arts Week will be held in Ningbo from October 9 to 14, with the theme of "integrating into modern life and promoting the values of the times". The biggest highlight is that it will be held both online and offline, and for the first time, 258 outstanding programs from 127 representative national-level intangible cultural opera projects will be gathered together and live-streamed on an online platform.

 This year's National Intangible Folk Art Week is organized by the Department of Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Department of Arts of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the Department of Culture and Tourism of Zhejiang Province, and Ningbo Municipal Government.

 "Full online coverage" is a highlight of the event. From October 5, 258 outstanding programs will be broadcasted online on the official website of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, China Intangible Cultural Heritage Network,, Youku, Kuaishou, Ningju and other platforms, enhancing the sense of participation and experience online and offline by opening a folk art map, H5 and so on. The opening ceremony will also use 5G+VR panoramic live broadcast on multiple platforms.

 The "offline activities" of this year's National Intangible Cultural Heritage Folk Art Week will also be brilliant. The opening ceremony strives to showcase the famous pieces of the national intangible opera, inviting classical opera such as Beijing Pingshu, Shandong Qinshu and calligraphy, and Suzhou traditional opera to participate in the show

Home for High-speed Trains to be completed by 2022 in Ningbo

It is learned from Ningbo Railway Construction Office that the construction of the “home for high-speed trains” in Ningbo will be completed by the end of 2022. Upon completion, Ningbo will increase the number of trains and consolidate its position as a railway hub of the national railway network. 

The home for high-speed trains will serve as a kind a railway infrastructure for the preparation and maintenance of the high-speed train sets, according the deputy director of Ningbo Railway Office. Currently, the only one home for high-speed trains of Zhejiang Province has been built in Hangzhou. Ningbo will be the second city in the province to have such a home for high-speed trains.

According to the deputy director, the home for high-speed trains aims to provide more convenience for traffic. At present, there are about 250 high-speed train sets running at Ningbo Railway Station, but with only 37 starting trains, mainly due to the lack of such a

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