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2008-10-26 Yan'guan, An Ancient Town and Tidal Bore Festival
    2008-10-26 12:01:15     CRIENGLISH.com
Hello and welcome to another edition of China Horizons, the weekly feature program brought to you by China Radio International. Im your host Du Lijun.In todays program, well first meet a farmer in northeast Chinas Shenyang and learn how life has changed in the last three decades of reform and opening up drive in China. And then well introduce you to the long tune, a kind of folk song and the most important cultural treasure of the Mongolian ethnic group in north China. And finally in todays On the Road, our guide Ning Yan will take us to east China and have a look at the world famous Qiantang River tide. For all this and more, stay tuned to China Horizons on China Radio International.

A Vegetable Grower's Happy Life

Shenyang is the capital city of Liaoning Province in northeast China. The ancient city is now one of the industrial centers and the fourth largest metropolis in the country. Today we go to a suburb of the city and meet a farmer and learn how life has changed in the last three decades of reform and during the opening-up drive in China. Damin has more. Listen to this part

The Long Tune on the Grasslands

China's Mongolian ethnic group lives in the vast grasslands in northern China. The Mongolians are famous for three treasures, namely grasslands, horses, and the long tune. Today our reporter Liu Yan will introduce us to one of their treasures, the long tune.Listen to this part 

"Struggle" Adapted to A Drama

TV idol play Fen Dou or 'Struggle' swept the Chinese mainland in 2007 and has been a hit ever since. Now the TV series has been adapted as a drama by China's top production team and is set to surpass its success on screen. Our reporter Chen Zhe has more. Listen to this part 

Yan'guan, An Ancient Town and Tidal Bore Festival

Qiantang River is the biggest in Zhejiang Province in eastern China. Running from the west to Hangzhou Bay in the east, it serves as a river hinge, playing an important role in water-transportation between the sides of the country. The Qiantang River tide is a marvellous spectacle that only the Amazon River's surging tide can rival. In today's On the Road, Ning Yan will take us to Yan'guan, an ancient town and one of the best places to watch the Qiantang River tide. Listen to this part 

Thank you Ning Yan. And with that we end this edition of China Horizons. Hope you've enjoyed it! To listen to today's show or one of our previous editions, please visit crienglish.com. If you have any comments or suggestions, you can write to: English Service, China Radio International, Beijing, China, postal code 100040, or just drop us an email at horizons@cri.com.cn. I am Du Lijun. Thanks for joining us, and see you at the same time next week!


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