The Qixian Hot Spring Water-spraying Festival to Be Held on August 6th
Author: Source:Haikou Foreign and Overseas Chinese Affairs Office
A press conference for the 2011 Hainan Qixian Hot Spring Water-spraying Festival was held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on April 23rd.
Nearly 60 mainstream news media from Beijing, Hainan, Taiwan etc, participated in the press conference, which was hosted by the renowned CCTV presenter Wang Xiaoya. The well-known cross talk performer Mr. Jiang Kun was also present..
The announcement was made at the press conference that the 12th Hainan Qixian Hot Spring Water-spraying Festival would be held in the Li and Miao Autonomous Towns of Baoting on August 6th ( July 7th in the lunar calendar), with the theme of " Meet on July 7th for the Zealous Water-spraying Festival".
Another highlight of the festival will be -"the Romantic Date on the Eve of July 7th". And 77 couples from far and wide will be recruited to participate. During the whole event, the committee will organize an opening ceremony and a big performance gala for all the couples. In addition, such activities as ethnic athletics, visits to the tropical rainforest and planting love trees will be arranged.