Apricot blossom festival opens in North China's Hohhot city

2021-04-23 (en.hhhtnews.com)


The 10th Wusutu Apricot Blossom Festival opens on April 16 in the Huimin district of Hohhot, capital city of North China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region. The five-day event includes artistic performances, light shows and cycling activities. In recent years – relying on its rich natural, historical and cultural resources – the district has focused on building a new "culture + tourism" business model in order to stimulate the local economy. [Photo/people.com.cn]


A group of smartly dressed young women visit the apricot blossom festival, on April 16. The district has established more than 40 major orchards, built more than 80 venues for farm stays and now receives nearly 1 million tourists every year – which has boosted rural tourism and increased the incomes of farmers. [Photo/people.com.cn]


An artist works on an oil painting of apricot trees, on April 16. [Photo/people.com.cn]


Delicate apricot blossoms are now in full bloom. [Photo/people.com.cn]


An idyllic lane in the area, lined by wonderful apricot trees. [Photo/people.com.cn]