Lijiang ancient town of Yunnan Province is one of the most famous travel attractions in China. The tempo of life there is slower than that of most Chinese cities. There are many natural beauties everywhere and many national minorities provide tourists with variety of colorful cultural experience. It is also well-known as “the city of love” in history. Many stories about life and dying for love has received wide attention among the natives. Nowadays, tourists from both home and abroad treat this ancient city as a paradise of love and romance.
Annual Chinese speech contest for foreigners was held in Changsha this year. The contest was proved to be a good method of promoting cultural communication between China and other parts of the world. It provided an opportunity for young people from all over the world to better understand China. A total o 126 competitors from 87 countries gathered in the capital of Hunan province to attend the semi-finals and the finals from July 6th to August 5th. The competitors had a chance to visit the famous scenic spots and historical sites in other parts of China as well.