The first Emperor Yao Culture Tourism Festival opened in Linfen, Shanxi on April 2, and lasted until April 24.
Linfen, in the southwest of Shanxi by the Yellow River, is regarded as a cradle of Huaxia Civilization and one of origins of Chinese nation.
The first Emperor Yao Culture Tourism Festival aims to be a platform for culture, tourism and trade. A total of 13 activities were scheduled over the 23-day festival, including an opening ceremony, performance, photography exhibition, trade meeting and tourism promotion conference.
As a part of the first Linfen Emperor Yao Culture Tourism Festival, a gong and drum contest opened on April 2, in Linfen, Shanxi province.Read More
The first Emperor Yao Culture Tourism Festival concluded on April 24, in Linfen, Shanxi province.Read More
The Ode to Yao, an historical music and dance drama about Emperor Yao was staged on April 2, during the first Emperor Yao Tourism Festival in Linfen, Shanxi province.Read More
- Call to tourists from one of the birthplaces of China
Being from China, I was a little ashamed that I didn't know Linfen was one of the birthplaces of the Chinese nation.
- Linfen: capital of Emperor Yao
According to historical records, Emperor Yao, an emperor in Chinese Three Sovereigns and the Five Emperors, has established his capital in Linfen, then called Pingyang, about 4,500 years-ago.