Original title: Chongqing ignites a new wave of winter tourism in the “Big Three Gorges”
Workers Daily-China Industry Network reporter Li Guo
On the evening of November 18, the 2023 China Village Song Competition Finals Award Ceremony and the opening ceremony of the 17th China Chongqing Yangtze River Three Gorges (Wushan) International Red Leaf Festival were successfully held in Wushan County, Chongqing. Huang Yan, a member of the Party Leadership Group of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Jiang Hui, member of the Standing Committee of the Chongqing Municipal Party Committee and Minister of Propaganda, Chen Yuanchun, deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Chongqing Municipal People’s Congress and chairman of the Municipal Federation of Trade Unions, and Zheng Xiangdong, deputy mayor of the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, attended the event.
It is understood that the “Chinese Village Song Contest” is an important event of the Chinese Farmers’ Harvest Festival. The winning teams of the 2023 China Village Song Competition finals were announced on site and some outstanding songs were performed. 14 village song teams from 12 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) across the country won the first, second and third prizes in the competition.
“Song of Zhushan” from Zhushan Village, Mozi Tujia Township, Zhongxian County, and “Ode to Qingfeng” from Qingfeng Village, Yunji Town, Changshou District, won the third prize. The song “What a Wushan Xiazhuang Village” composed around the spirit of Xiazhuang in Wushan County won the Special Contribution Award and was performed at the event. It used village songs to “sing” the story of the harvest, the story of the countryside, the story of the farmers, and the story of the farmers. The spirit of a friend.
Red leaves serve as matchmakers, cultural platforms, and travel and opera singers. During this year’s Red Leaf Festival, Wushan carefully planned more than 10 themed activities and launched more than 10 high-quality red leaf tour routes, igniting a new wave of winter tourism in the “Great Three Gorges”.
“After years of development, the scale of Wushan’s red leaves has reached 1.2 million acres, and the Red Leaf Festival has grown from scratch into an influential local festival brand.” The relevant person in charge of Wushan County said that Wushan’s red leaves include cotinus, Chinese tallow tree, and red maple. There are nearly 200 varieties. Due to the unique mountainous three-dimensional climate, they start to turn red in succession from mid-October every year, and the viewing period lasts for about 3 months.
We arrived at Wushan and the scenery was just right. Now it’s time for the mountains to be covered with red leaves. In addition to the traditional boat tour of Wu Gorge – Shennu Stream, Little Three Gorges and Little Three Gorges, and the car tour of Shennu Tianlu, Xiazhuang Tianlu and other places to enjoy the red leaves, this year also specially launched the Little Three Gorges, Little Three Gorges, Shenv Tianlu, Wen Panoramic VR videos of many red leaf boutique scenic spots such as Fengguan and Tianlu Xiazhuang are used to create three red leaf tourist routes in the form of dynamic map videos. Netizens can use the “Travel Wushan” WeChat applet or App to travel online 720 without leaving home °. Watch the beautiful red leaves immersively.
From November 1st to December 31st, during the two-month period, Wushan will also host the “Three Gorges 100” China·Yangtze River (Wushan) International Cross-Country Race and the first “China Three Gorges·Wushan Red Leaf Cup” Egg-beating competition, the 2023 “Grilled Fish·Appreciating the Red Leaves” consumption season grilled fish banquet for thousands of people, the 2023 “Three Gorges Seven Hundred Miles·Only Words Wu Gorge is Long” Artists Entering Wushan Creation Season, the 2023 “Great Country” A series of themed activities such as the “Three Gorges Study” study camp education development seminar and the first Three Gorges Hiking Celebrity School Invitational Competition bring tourists a unique travel experience.