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Ningbo "mountain marathon" to kick off

According to the organizing committee of the 2017 Ningbo Mountain Marathon, the organizing, security, volunteer service, administrative service and emergency rescue of the event to be held on April 16 have come to the final stage of preparation. As the "most appealing mountain marathon race in East China", the event will be a new highlight for the development of sports in Jiangbei District.

In recent years, Jiangbei District has hosted a range of sports events at the state, provincial and municipal levels with great successes, which has greatly enriched the lives of the local citizens. In the area covering Baoguo Temple and Sunhu Lake Tourist Resort, the district will build the training and competition base for some chess and card games. The tree state-level bases that will settle down in Jiangbei District include the national promotion base for chess and card sports, the national training and competition base for bridge and the national training and competition base for chess. In September 2013, the leisure trail of the North Mountain was completed and open to public. The tour trail from the Lingshan Village of Zhuangqiao Town to the Wuxing Village of Cicheng Town

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China station of international film festival held in Ningbo

The opening ceremony of the China station of the 57th Annecy International Animation Film Festival (Festival International du Film d'Animation d'Annecy) was held at the Nanyuan Universe Hotel in Ningbo on April 10. The festival will last for four days, during which the award-winning animation films of the 2016 festival will be released. 

The film festival, starting in 1960, is held in June each year. It is one of the top four international animation film festivals, which boasts the longest history. This year, it is the first time for the festival to start its China station, and Ningbo becomes the host of the festival in China

Equestrian games held

The 2017 Jiangsu-Zhejiang-Shanghai Equestrian Open as well as the first Ningbo Youth Equestrian Open Game, sponsored by Ningbo Sports Bureau, Fenghua Art and Sports Bureau and Ningbo Sports School, was held at the new Zhengda Equestrian Club of Fenghua District.

As the first equestrian open game held at the area covering Jiangsu Province, Zhejiang Province and Shanghai, the game attracted a lot of equestrian professionals. Over 300 athletes with 95 horses from 21 domestic equestrian clubs, including the Forever Love Equestrian Club of Shanghai, the Horse Park Equestrian Club of Hangzhou and Mahui Equestrian Club of Zhejiang Province.

The game will be held in two categories. The first category is for the Youth Open, including the individual race, the quick ground-play race and the individual obstacle race. The second category include the individual obstacle races at all levels

Ningbo urges efforts to improve workplace safety during the Spring Festival

On January 11th, the State Council held a national teleconference on workplace safety. Vice Mayor Chen Zhongchao was present at the Ningbo sub-venue. During the teleconference, it was required that all localities must fulfill their responsibilities and strengthen supervision. Inspections should also be carried out to ensure workplace safety during the Spring Festival.

Since November 2016, 4 rounds of inspections have been carried out in Ningbo. These inspections revealed that the overall picture is improving but there still exist some problems, which include weak enforcement, poor sense of workplace safety, low standard of hazard screening and weak governance. Besides, there are some ignored parts in a few key areas and some reported defects are not promptly remedied. In this regard, all localities should continue to carry out rigorous inspections and keep on high alert for safety hazards to improve workplace safety and prevent accidents.  

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