The Pingtan delegation to the 11th Strait Travel Fair has rolled out nine major tourism projects aiming to attract more than 40 billion yuan of investment.
The opening ceremony of the 2015 Xiamen Shopping Festival was held at the China City Mall at 16:00 on April 25.
"I thought the story was excellent. In a modern world, it reminds us of the traditions and the ancestral spirit eight centuries ago," says Bengouffa Mustapha, president of the French association Rencontres after he watched the traditional Chinese dance drama Dream of the Maritime Silk Road.
A new film festival, which seeks to promote cultural and economic exchanges between China and other countries along overland and marine routes used by Chinese traders to sell silk and porcelain abroad centuries ago, is expected to be held later this year in Fuzhou, capital city of East China's Fujian province.
Israeli musicians perform at a concert during the "Gulangyu Israeli Music Week in Spring" held in Gulangyu of Xiamen City, East China's Fujian Province, April 18, 2015.
People visit the 18th Straits Textile & Clothing Fair in Shishi, Fujian Province, April 18.