New events in store for visitors in the Shenzhen International Tourism and Culture Festival
Shenzhen will offer visitors a series of events across the city during its 2010 Shenzhen International Tourism and Culture Festival. The festival starts in the end of September through December this year. this year’s tourism and culture festival will be inaugurated with a opening ceremony at the Happy Valley theme park in Overseas Chinese Town in the Nashan District.
The three month festival includes 23 events and activities, like the Bao’an Shajing Gold Oyster Festival, F1 Powerboat World Championships, Ninth Yantian Golden Coast Tourism Festival and many more. Also part of the festival is the 11th International Magic Festival theme with Magic Gala, Trendy City in the happy valley from October 1 to 7. Magicians from 12 countries will perform more than 40 magic shows during the festival.
Shenzhen will also be hosting the China leg of the F1 Powerboat World Championship in Houhai, from October 23 to 24. This is the fourth time the city will be hosting the event since 2007. F1 powerboat racing is a race similar to the Formula One car racing were teams competes in 13 venues around the world. A new feature of this year’s festival is the Hakka mountain song and dance performances hosted by the Hakka Tourism and Culture Festival in the Pingshan New District.