Shanghai hosts international tourism festival

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Updated: 2018-09-18

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Shanghai hosts international tourism festival

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Over 1,300 performers from 25 countries and regions celebrated the opening of Shanghai Tourism Festival on Saturday.

A total of 25 floats and 37 teams representing countries including Germany, Spain, Italy, France and Russia displayed their cultures.

Peru and Ecuador sent teams to the festival for the first time. A float representing the European Union debuted in the parade, to celebrate the China-EU Tourism Year.

The festival was established in 1990. Over 12 million visitors celebrated the event in 2017.

This year's festival will last until Oct 6.

 

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