By Afra Jin／Hellosanya
The third stop of shooting tour of 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition came to Dongtian Park. During 2 days 30 professional photograghers from all over the world will unfold the beauty of Sanya to the people around the globe. These photograghers from more than 20 countries and regions: France, United States, Russia, Germany, Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Hungary, Italy, Israel, Hong Kong, Philippines, India, Bangladesh, Greece, Venezuela, Netherlands, Tanzania, Romania.
Dongtian Park is the southernmost center for Taoist culture in China and was one of China’s first 5A national scenic spots. The Park is founded in the South Song Dynasty (1187 AD), is the scenic attraction with the longest history in Hainan and the southernmost tourist resort of traditional culture in our country.
As one of the first national Grade 5A tourist attractions, Dongtian Park is known as “The 800-year-old No.1 Scenic Spot in Hainan” from the ancient time because of seas, mountains, stones and caves of special beauty. Currently, over one million tourists visit this park every year. Taking ancient Yazhou culture as venation, Dongtian Park is an international tourist attraction with Chinese traditional culture and Chinese Dragon culture, mixing coastal scenery, science education, customs and leisure vacation together.
The area is adorned by lush vegetation and elegant landscapes. It now is well known as a premier sightseeing location due to its beautiful sea views, typical mountain landscapes, and beautiful rocks. Today, the park area is themed around Taoism, and offers tropical scenery, healthy travel services, rejuvenating health services, and recreational holidays.
The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition is scheduled to be held from November 28th to December 7th. Photography exhibitions, photography forums, conferences, an award ceremony, and other cultural activities will take place over the 10-day event.
The event is expected to play an important role in responding to the need for the accelerated development and opening up of Hainan to build it into an international center of tourism and consumption.
The theme of The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition will be presenting the great changes since the reform and opening-up. To deliver an international professional and innovative event, organizers will integrate the best tourism resources Sanya has to offer.
The First 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition is guided by the Publicity Department of the CPC of Sanya and the Sanya Tourism Development Committee. Organized by Sanya OFIA Culture Media Co.Ltd. Hainan Waiguoren Technoledgy Co. Ltd. Supported by Sanya Holiday International Travel Service Co., Ltd. jointly organized by Hainan Photographers Association and Sanya Photographers Association.
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