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2020 Dongting Lake Wetland Eco-cultural Tourism Festival

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A press conference of the 2020 Dongting Lake Wetland Eco-cultural Tourism Festival was held in Changsha on October 15.

The 2020 Dongting Lake Wetland Eco-cultural Tourism Festival was launched in Changsha on October 15. The festival is hosted by the Yueyang Municipal People’s Government. Ten activities will be held from October 24, 2020 to January 7, 2021 in Junshan District, Dongting Lake Wetland, and Miluo City. Participants will enjoy natural scenery, watch migratory birds, and explore ancient villages.

Five travel routes covering 193 Yueyang scenic spots are promoted, including a historical city tour, leisure tour, self-driving tour, cultural tour, and agricultural tour along G240 national highway. Tourist-friendly services will be offered at some key scenic areas, including reciting "Notes on Yueyang Tower” to get free admission to Yueyang Tower; taking cableway free of charge in Mufu Mountain; and “buy two admission tickets get one free” at Shiniuzhai Geopark every Wednesday. 

1. Low-altitude Wing-fitting Flight Performed by Sheng Guangqiang (live broadcasting)
Date: October 24
Venue: Baling Square

2. First Dongting Lake Wetland Music Festival
Duration: November 7 and 8
Venue: Junshan Isalnd

3. Dongting Lake Expedition Tour
Duration: November 1 and 3
Travel route: Hualong Wharf, Dongting Lake Museum, Dongting Lake Animal Protection Center, Junshan Marathon racing track, and Caisang Lake Bird-watching Base

4. 2020 Yueyang Marathon along Riverbank of the Yangtze River
Date: November 1
Racing course: No. 16 Middle Schoole of Yueyang (starting line)-Dognting Avenue—Yangtze River Dyke—Yangtze River north floodgate—Jinjiangmen Wharf (finishing line)

5. Bird-watching
Duration: December 7 and 9
Activities: opening ceremony; field visits; Dongting Lake bird-watching contest; a live broadcasting; cultural creative events at Dongting Lake Wetland Park; closing ceremony

6. Yueyang Seven 100-billion-yuan Industry Chain Achievements Exhibition
Duration: December 8 and 9
Venue: Yueyang Convention and Exhibition Center

7. Yueyang Environmental Protection Achievements Exhibition
Duration: December 7 and 9
Venue: ground floor of Dongting Lake Museum

8. Poetry Arts Week
Duration: December 9 and 13
Venue: Quyuan Cultural Park and Changle Ancient Town in Miluo

9. Project Investment and Promotion
Duration: December 7 and 8
Venue: Yueyang Convention and Exhibition Center

10. Yueyang Food Festival
Duration: November 1 and 8
Venue: Junshan District