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Peach Blossoms intermingled with Willow Trees 2017-05-08


The beautiful scene of “Peach Blossoms intermingled with Willow Trees” finds its fullest expression on the Bai and Su Causeways. Since the 11th century, Su Dongpo(1037-1101), a renowned poet living in the Northern Song Dynasty, contributed greatly to romanticizing West Lake, by planting peach and willow trees at regular intervals. When spring sets in, this aesthetically pleasing scene of willows tossing amidst blooming peach flowers has inspired countless poets, painters and calligraphers since remote antiquity, which in return, has itself become a draw card for visitors to West Lake.



 
 

 

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Hangzhou Xixi Dragon Boat Culture Festival2017-05-22
Dragon Boat Festival, otherwise known as Duanwu Festival, is a traditional festival celebrated at the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. It was originally a festival to commemorate the death of Qu Yuan – a patriotic poet of the ancient state of Chu during the Warring States period. Nowadays, the festival has developed into a pageant for dragon boat racing.
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Hangzhou Lights the Way to Success…2017-05-19
No matter how you view Hangzhou at night, it will always provide you with an enlightening impression. By day, Hangzhou is always charming, natural, tranquil and gentle, but by night Hangzhou lights the way to success, and with such attractive views it has won the 2017 Lamp of Aladdin Award.
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