The 16th Xiaoshan Festival of Red Bayberry in Du Family Village
On June 12, the 16th Xiaoshan Festival of Red Bayberry in Du Family Village will kick off in Hangzhou Eco-park (杭州生态园) in Suoqian Town (所前镇) of Xiaoshan District (萧山区), Hangzhou.
Xiaoshan Festival of Red Bayberry in Du Family Village has been held for 16 consecutive times since it was first held in 1999. The history of the locals cultivating red bayberry can be traced back to some 1,700 years ago and Du Family red bayberry gained fame during the Northern Song Dynasty when it was served as imperial tribute. In 2010, Suoqian was listed as "The Hometown of Red Bayberry in China", the first town to have the honor. At present, Suoqian Town owns nearly 8,000 square kilometers red bayberry plantation. The annual production of red bayberry in the area can reach up to 1,200,000 kilograms.
Besides some traditional activities like tasting Du Family red bayberry and tour around Suoqian Town, a cultural festival given by the locals will be provided to entertain visitors.
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In order to improve the high-speed railway connection system and promote the construction of scenic areas in the whole region, Qiandao Lake opened its direct tourist buses to rural scenic areas on July 1. That is to say, people who are at the Qiandao Lake High-Speed Railway Station can take these buses directly to such rural scenic areas as the Xiajiang Village Scenic Area, the Shilin Scenic Area and the Jiangjia Scenic Area. These three routes pass through Fengshuling Town, Lishang Township, Shilin Town, Jieshou Village and Jiangjia Town. It will be more convenient for tourists to reach these scenic areas.