Showing posts with label Guangxi. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Guangxi. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 8, 2018


GUANGXI CHINA, officially known as the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, is famous for its rivers, caves and karst formations. To promote tourism in this region, the Guangxi Autonomous Region Tourism Development Commission recently organised a Guangxi Tourism Promotion event at The Vertical at Bangsar South City.

Themed "East or West Guangxi Landscape is the Best", visitors were acquainted with the charm and beauty of Guangxi via six fascinating short films titled "Lao, Shao, Bian, Shan, Hai and Shou".

Guangxi Tourism Development Commission deputy director Hu Jing Bo, along with Malaysia's Tourism Ministry officials, tour agencies and industry representatives were present at the launch. 

Guangxi has over 14 million Zhuangs, the largest minority ethnicity in China. Over 90 per cent of Zhuang in China live in Guangxi, especially in the central and western regions. There is also a significant number of both Dong and Miao minority peoples. Other ethnic groups include Yao, Hui, Yi (Lolo), Shui, and Gin.

Among the Top 5 Cultural Attractions in Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region are the Huashan Cliff Painting, Yuntian Folk Culture City, Chengyang Wind and Rain Bridge, Impressions Liu Sanjie Show and Ganhe Baiku Village for visitors to be awed with its unique landscape.

Guangxi’s location and ethnic diversity make it an appealing travel destination in which you can enjoy remarkable natural scenery such as the legendary Guilin, indulge in coastal pleasures at Beihai Silver Beach, explore the sights of the Sino-Vietnam border area (such as Detian Waterfall). Other places of scenic attraction include the Li River, Leye Geopark, Weizhou Island and Mingshi Scenic Area.

Some of the food that is popular in the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region includes the Rohan Fruit which hails from the Yongfu district in Guilin is also known as the fairy fruit is rich in vitamin C and high in nutritional value.

while some relish on the Sea Duck Eggs which is popular in Beihai, Qinzhou and Fangchenggang. Fishermen here allow their ducks to roam freely on the beaches where the ducks will feed themselves with small fishes and shrimps. It is said that the duck eggs contained a variety of vitamins and proteins.

or the River Snail Rice Noodles; one of the speciality dishes in Liuzhou Guangxi with a spicy sourish taste with its broth that uses the river snails as its main ingredient earning the name for this noodle.

and the popular Liu Pao Tea which goes thru a time-consuming centuries-old tradition which, includes screening, shaping, stems picking, cold fermentation, drying, steaming on, and cool set aging process.

Visitors to the tourism promotion event also had a chance to witness the remarkable Guangxi traditional folk music and dance performances. These were said to beautifully depict the charm of Guangxi's customs, its mysterious ancient cultures and the appeal of this autonomous region which is steeped in history.

The event also incorporated an interesting use of technology and fashion aesthetics. The whole event was livened up through mobile live broadcasts, interactive activities and attractive prizes.

Besides showcasing the beauty of the people, its landscape and the customs and culture of Guangxi, the event is also intended to build a stronger bond between Malaysia and Guangxi's tourism industry and create a potential exchange of resources in the near future.