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Hebei's cultural industry boom

08-08-2011 09:16 BJT

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Hebei Province is boosting its bottom line by promoting five cultural brands. The main focus is on the Taihang mountains and Bohai coastal areas. The idea behind the campaign is to turn Hebei's cultural resources into its development advantage.

Since 2010, Hebei Province has focused its cultural industry development efforts on folk culture, Buddhist culture, and island travel.

One popular site is Puti Island, which belongs to Tangshan Bay Island Travel.

Tangshan Bay Island Travel covers about 100 square-kilometers and has 23 projects for tourists to explore folk culture and Buddhist culture. Puti Island is one successful Hebei cultural brand, promote both the province's culture and economic development.

Tangshan Bay Island Travel covers about 100 square-kilometers and has 23 projects for tourists to explore folk culture and Buddhist culture.

Meanwhile, a new park has opened in Xibaipo to recall the history of the Communist Party of China. The Xibaipo Memorial, together with other heritage sites, has welcomed more than 3 million visitors -- twice as many as last year.

The Xibaipo Memorial, together with other heritage sites, has welcomed more than 3 million visitors -- twice as many as last year.

Also within Hebei's borders lies more than 2,000 kilometers of the Great Wall. Every year, cultural activities are held at Great Wall sites around Hebei.

During recent three years, income from the cultural industry has increased some 30 percent, greatly sustaining further development. To spur on the trend, the Hebei provincial government has introduced some local policies to further support its cultural promotion.

Within Hebei's borders lies more than 2,000 kilometers of the Great Wall.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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