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2022 Hainan Island Carnival to open

ehainan.gov.cn | Updated: 2022-12-21


The opening ceremony of the 2021 (22nd) Hainan Island Carnival. [Photo/IC]

With the approaching winter and spring tourism seasons, the 23rd annual Hainan Island Carnival will open in Haikou on Dec 23.

This year's carnival will be presented in four sections, including the opening and closing ceremonies. It will also feature main venue activities in Haikou, municipal and county branch venue activities, and nine theme tourism routes.

As the highlight of the carnival, the opening ceremony will take place in Haikou Qilou Old Street on the evening of Dec 23. At that time, there will be numerous activities on site, such as the Nanyang-themed songs performances, the dance performances, the Qiongju opera performance, and the Hainan Chicken-Rice Festival.

As an international tourist resort, Sanya branch venue will hold three activities. They are the Cultural Heritage New Year Carnival, the 7th Sanya International Cultural Industry Fair, and the Binglang River Night Carnival.

Danzhou branch venue will hold the 2022 Hip Hop Integration Festival. Popular hip-hop stars from around the country will gather and perform at the festival.

In the Wenchang branch venue, there will be an opening ceremony and an unveiling ceremony for the Wenchang Tourism Association. There will also be light and shadow art performances, the coconut cultural and creative market, and a shopping promotional event in "coconut kingdom".

The Wanning branch venue will focus on sports. The city will host the Wanning Basketball Open in 2022 and the China Beach Football Tour (Hainan Wanning Station).

Hainan Provincial Department of Culture, Radio, Film, Television, Publications and Sports will also integrate the province's high-quality tourist attractions, rural tourism, shopping tourism and other resources to launch nine tourism routes, covering the themes of red history, shopping, rural tourism, health care, exhibitions, oceans, research, rainforests and sports.