By Afra Jin/ Hellosanya
The ninth stop of shooting tour of 2018 Hellosanya International Photography Contest & Exhibition came to Yanoda. 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.
Yanoda is one of the most famous 5A class scenic parks of Hainan.Its name is originally a phonogram consists of Ya, No, Da, indicating the numeral words "one, two, three" in the Hainan dialect. Yanoda Rainforest Cultural Tourism Zone has put new meanings to these phonograms: "Ya means innovation", "No" represents promise and "Da" refers to practice. The concept of Yanoda here intends to perpetuate the native cultures and exhibit the essence of Chinese traditional culture.
With the investment RMB0.2 billion already, Yanoda has already built two scenic zones, the Rainforest Valley and the Dream world Valley. All spots are connected by totally 18km inner ring roads with the traffic means of American battery cars, high-class shuttle buses, plank roads alongside cliffs and suspension bridges on waterfalls.The Rainforest Valley contains six rainforest wonders such as plant strangle, flower basket, old Stems Blossom, great roots, intertwined vines and huge stones embraced by roots.
All these natural scenes are symbolizing the essential features of the five major rainforests in Hainan Island. In the valleys, designed artfully according to the landscape and the mountain terrain, the plank roads lead to the deep forest, the stone staircase twist up at both sides of the huge rocks, the suspension bridges sway in midair, the steel hawsers cross up to the mountain through the waterfalls. Visitors here can feel tranquility and the mystery in the deep forest, enjoy the joyfulness of playing waterfalls, and experience the pleasant surprise and the quiver of emotion on the fantastic sky bridges in Yanoda.
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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