The Opening Ceremony of the 26th Sanmenxia Yellow River Cultural Tourism Festival kicked off
On the evening of September 6th , the opening ceremony of the 26th Sanmenxia Yellow River Cultural Tourism Festival was held at the Grand Theater of Sanmenxia
International Cultural Expo City. In recent years, we have adhered to Xi Jinping Thoughts on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era as the guidance, focused on high-quality construction of inter-provincial regional central cities, and vigorously implement the strategy of building an ecological city with strong industry, a famous cultural city with well welfare, a city governed by the law and rejuvenating the city through science and education, all the efforts were made the city’s economic and social development show a good momentum of overall stability and steady progress.Since 2017, the city's economic growth rate has achieved more than 7.5% year by year, ranking the top in the province; our city has witnessed the great progress in the transformation of traditional pillar industries, the cultivation of strategic emerging industries, the development of green industries and the growth of digital economy.Sanmenxia City is accelerating to become the country's largest gold mining and smelting base, a promising equipment manufacturing base, a competitive aluminum industrial base, and an important copper foil, coal chemical, apple production base and a city with the richest geographical indication protection products. In particular, based on our profound cultural heritage and abundant tourism resources, we adhere to the goal of building a famous cultural city and a global tourist destination, we grasp the big policy opportunities in the "Outline of the Yellow River Basin Ecological Protection and High-quality Development Plan", and continuelly brighten the city card of "White Swan", and strive to build long Yellow River compound ecological corridor, thousands of miles of urban green corridors, ten thousand acres of environmentally-friendly mines to connect the Yellow River Wetland Park, Hangu Pass, Shanzhou Silo-cave, Guo State Museum and Yangshao culture, etc.as a whole, more efforts are made to deepen the further cooperation with cities along the "One Belt and One Road", nine provinces (regions) along the Yellow River and large tourism enterprises. The city's cultural tourism industry has initially formed a trend of integrated development, competitive development, and scientific development. Xiaohan Area is full of vitality with strong power and shows bright prospects. Sincerely hope that everyone would continue to care and support the development of Sanmenxia and provide valuable suggestion, take a trip to the Yellow River, listen to the eulogy through the ages, visit the beautiful sceneries of famous places, gain the essence of humanities and enjoy physical and mental pleasures. We hope that through the Yellow River Cultural Tourism Festival, we can build a new bridge of cooperation, bring new opportunities for development, and work together to create a better tomorrow.
This year's tourism festival is co-sponsored by the Henan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism, Henan Provincial Meteorological Bureau, and Sanmenxia Municipal People's Government. It embodies the following characteristics: tightly linking to industrial upgrading, strengthening regional cooperation; deepening investment promotion, and promoting economic development; highlighting the theme of the Yellow River and displaying cultural ecology; media online and offline intervention to enlarge the festival effect. (Qin Yan Translated)