The 2018 Beijing International Youth Tourism Season kicked off on July 11, with two themes of experiencing traditional Chinese culture along the old central axis and discovering development achievements along the new central axis, according to Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development(BMCTD).
On the opening ceremony, Shi Anping, an official from BMCTD, invited international students in China, touring lovers and young tourists to actively take part in activities to experience the central axis’ culture and share its story with the public via live video streaming, short video and Weibo.
It is learnt that the five activities for the young to experience the central axis’ culture are as follows:
1. Hiking along the historical central axis
The youth home and abroad will go across the historical architectures along the central axis on foot to appreciate its order beauty.
2. Watching along the artistic central axis
A HTML5 will be posted on Weibo to solicit young people to experience Beijing’s traditional arts.
3. Appreciating along the cultural central axis
This activity will invite touring lovers to have a walk to hutong, pay a visit to celebrities’ former residences, experience traditional Chinese medicine, intangible cultural heritage and Beijing’s old folk, and tell stories about thecentral axis.
4. Feeling along the cultural central axis
This activity will call on the youth home and abroad to vote for the most popular destination along the central axis and display the new appearance of Beijing.
5. Discovering along the modern extension line of the central axis
In this activity, the youth will be invited to take a selfie and then make it contrast with the relevant old photos to show achievements and development of the modern extension line of the central axis.