Chinese and Foreign Guests Get Together at Jinji Lake
to Celebrate the Moon Festival
2006 SIP Mid-autumn Festival and Yangcheng Lake Crab Festival, along with "New Paradise Asian Media Show", were staged in passion and grandeur at Suzhou Int’l Expo Center by Jinji Lake on the evening of Sept. 28. 7 Asian media from Singapore, Hong Kong (TVB), Taiwan, etc. joined the grand show.
Wang Rong, Member of Standing Committee of CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of Suzhou Municipal Party Committee, mayor Yan Li, and other municipal leaders joined over 1,000 guests in gala celebration of the Mid-autumn Moon Festival.
The curtain rose amidst splendid fireworks and cheers of the audience. 3-D animation and real scenes of vivacious crab cartoons, fisherman’s chants over the lake, the scene of harvest hauls of crabs, brought the jubilant festive atmosphere to a climax. The prelude dance "Beautiful New Paradise" presented the picture of a vibrant, green new urban district, and Chinese kungfu and song and dance ensemble illustrated the thriving hi-tech industrial park with perfect combination of art and technology through 12 years’ development and construction.
Culinary culture highlighting the locally cultivated famous giant fresh-water crabs gave the undertone to the "crab cuisine competition" at the soiree. Chefs representing the 7 media presented their artfully cooked crab dishes on spot to entertain the guests, along with songs by Chen Huilin, Zhou Huajian, and other stars singers.
The grand show was filmed by TV stations from Nagoya of Japan, Korea, Singapore, HK TVB, Taiwan, and Shanghai Orient, and will broadcast soon.
Sept. 29, 2006