This Friday at 17:30, the sixth Grand Canal Gourmet Festival- Gongshu District, Hangzhou, China, with duration of 10 days till May 3, will unveil its opening ceremony in Shengli River Food Street Center Plaza.
On Friday the Thousand Islands Lake Beer Carnival will also be on stage. In the meanwhile, a food banquet is not to be missed. By then 30 tables will be set one by one extending about one hundred meters long. Each table will hold 6 cold dishes and 12 famous canal dishes. Entrance to the beer and food carnivals by tickets.
This year’s gourmet festival coincided with the upcoming May Day comes up with an idea of “five one”. Centered this idea, six Gongshu food streets, jointed with Hangzhou Intime City, Wanda Plaza, Crystle City and Chengbei Tiandi, will promote activities of 5.1 yuan for tasting famous canal dishes, 51% discount for catering, shopping, watching films, Grand Canal night cruises and 51 yuan for a special car sending you back home.
During this gourmet festival a public service platform of “Grand Canal Gongshu Food Meeting” will be open. You can make orders, payments and reviews through mobile phones.
In Jiande, there is an ancient town that has experienced thousands of years of wind and rain. It has a beautiful name called Meicheng (Plum Blossom Town). Meicheng was the state town of the then Yanzhou and is now the county town of Jiande. It has a history of 1700 years.