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The first phase of Rail Transit Line 3 has passed the trial operation review

On June 5th, the Construction Department of Ningbo Rail Transit announces that Rail Transit Line 3 has passed the three-day review from the expert group of trial operation.

The department tells us that they are to follow advice from the expert group, and accelerate the finishing touches inside and outside the station of the first phase of the Line 3 Project. Also, they will focus on improving the surrounding environment, adding urban road construction, and enhancing bus transfer efficiency and traffic signs. They are to find and solve problems in the project to complete the preparation for the official operation, and after obtaining the official review report, the Ningbo Municipal Transport Bureau will ask for permission for operation from the municipal government.

The completion of the Line 3 Project, the first project of the second round of Ningbo’s rail transit construction, will mark that Ningbo has entered an era of multi-line transport. The first phase of Line 3, a key transport line that extends from the south to the north of the city, is 16.73 kilometers long and has 15 stations in total

Polish Artist Brzozowski Tytus in Ningbo

The artistic works of two artists, Brzozowski Tytus from Poland and Róth Miksa from Hungary, were exhibited in the China-CEEC Cultural and Art Exchange, which opened on the afternoon on July 2. The surrealist watercolor paintings by Brzozowski Tytus and the glass paintings and mosaic by Róth Miksa were displayed with Brzozowski Tytus Marcin himself introducing his works on site. Such events enabled visitors to enjoy the charm of CEEC cultures.

Brzozowski Tytus is an in-demand painter in Poland, and he had this opportunity to pay his very first visit to China thanks to Polish Tourism Bureau. He not only brought 30 of his dreamy and beautiful paintings, but also his stories of the pursuit of art. Before he took up painting, he was an architect after he graduated from Warsaw University of Technology. “The work of an architect is stressful, so I started to paint in my spare time and enjoy the beauty and leisure painting gave me. As time went by, I invested almost all my time in painting and started to represent the history and reality of my hometown Warsaw through surrealistic methods.”

Thanks to his architecture background, skyscrapers, bridges, trams, parks and green space are among the most frequently used elements in his creation. With his paintbrush, he portrayed Polish cities including Warsaw, Poznan and Krakow, and

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Exported heraldic porcelain in Qing Dynasty exhibited at Port Museum

In the 18th and 19th centuries, the heraldic porcelain from Guangzhou was spread to the world, leading a new lifestyle and luxurious artistic taste in the West. It was also a historical testimony of Sino-West trade and cultural exchanges during this period.  On May 21st, "Glorious Memory - China's Qing Dynasty Export Heraldic Porcelain Exhibition" was opened at China Port Museum, recreating the grand occasion of Chinese and Western ceramic trade at that time, and showing the colorful heraldic porcelain decorative art and historical value to the audience.

The exhibition is divided into three sections: “Mystery of porcelain”, “Transoceanic Customization” and “Exotic charm”. It exhibits 100 pieces of porcelain collections of the Qing Dynasty collections from Guangzhou Museum, as well as some collections from China Port Museums.  It is a rare feast of exported porcelain in Qing Dynasty.

Heraldic porcelain is a combination of European heraldic art and Chinese porcelain craftsmanship.  Heraldic porcelain has traveled across the sea to countries such as Portugal, the Netherlands, the United

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Beilun creates an ecological “slow circle”

the picture shows the newly built park. (Photo by Wang Wei and Chen Zhangkun)

Blue plastic jogging track, light green plastic walking track, yellow garden footpath... Recently, with the construction fence removed, the northern part of Beilun District Cultural Park(tentative name) was unveiled.“The park is very beautiful, and there are special fitness roads connected to the surrounding green parks. It is especially suitable for fitness walking.” Ms. Zheng, a resident of Longshun’s home, said happily.  

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Ningbo cultural promotion activities debut in South Korea

Gold and silver embroidery, enamel art show, local opera, folk music song and dance performance... At noon on May 20th, the “2019 Ancient Port Maritime Silk Road·Smile Ningbo” cultural promotion event hosted by the Municipal Culture, Radio, Film and Television Tourism Bureau was held in the street square in Seoul, South Korea. More than 20 Ningbo artists thrilled Korean people with superb skills.


Performances like song "Dragon Character" with Chinese flavor, dance "Zanha", “Jiangnan”, and Ningbo opera "Boy Shi’er Lang" won warm applause from the audience. When He Lei and Su Xing, actors from Ningbo Performing Arts Group, performed Yong drama and electronic music "New Orchid", the audience screamed. After the performance, the audience shouted in Korean, "one more time", and the actors performed three more shows before they were able to make a curtain call.

In addition to the wonderful programs on the stage, Chinese intangible cultural heritage, Ningbo's handicrafts – gold and silver embroidery and enamel also attracted the Seoul visitors. Professor Li Yongnan from Seoul International Studies University said that he is very interested in Chinese culture and specially took his students to watch the show.


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