A ceremony recognizing a winner of a title of "UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy" was held in Yangzhou – the city in eastern-central Jiangsu province -- on April 18, according to local officials.
Performances of Qian Qiu Fen Dai, also known as Eternal Beauties, began being held outdoors in Geyuan Garden on April 12.
Gaoyou held a series of activities in celebration of the 970th birthday of Qian Guan from Nov 8 to 11.
A large-scale chrysanthemum exhibition kicked off at Slender West Lake in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province on Nov 1.
The launch ceremony for the ASEAN plus China, Japan and ROK Culture Cities Network was held on Oct 25 in Yangzhou, East China's Jiangsu province.