Yantai coastal festival opens

(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2020-07-28

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The 2020 Yantai Coastal Festival opened at Coastal Square in Yantai on July 25, with a series of cultural performances launched at the opening ceremony.

The festival, entitled "Go Yantai", aims to promote the city's coastal culture and tourist sites to the world.

Foreigners from the United Kingdom, Canada, Spain, Russia, Germany, New Zealand, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Slovenia sent an online video to express their best wishes to the 2020 Yantai Coastal Festival.

Yu Yongxin, director of the Yantai municipal publicity department, said at the ceremony that the city is stepping up development of its cultural tourism industry and aims to develop the city into an international modern coastal city.

The event, which will run until Aug 30, is set to stage more than 170 festive activities revolving around four themes – coastal arts, sports, entertainment, and coastal cuisine.

In addition, a series of cultural activities will be staged, including a 24-hour live coastal show, a coastal music festival, and a personal driving tour.


The 2020 Yantai Coastal Festival opens at Coastal Square in Yantai on July 25. [Photo/WeChat account: ytwlgw] 


A music performance is staged at the opening ceremony for the 2020 Yantai Coastal Festival on July 25. [Photo/WeChat account: ytwlgw]