So Beautiful! Foreign Journalists promote Hunan

Editor:Sharon Lee
Updated:2017-11-21 16:12:33


  During November 13-19, 16 journalists of the “Belt and Road” mainstream media from eight countriesincluding Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Laos and Myanmarvisited Changsha, Changde, Zhangjiajie and Western Hunan to report Beautiful Hunan.


  The picture shows that a foreign journalist is interviewing the inheritor of intangible cultural heritage at Changsha Tongguan Kiln.


  At Hunan Embroidery Institute, Dubai CATV journalist Xin Yue (Chinese name) interviewing the Hunan embroidery.


  The journalists enjoy the beauty of Zhangjiajie after rain.


  In Changde Taohuayuan Scenic Area,journalists experience bamboo dance which was the entertainment of ancient farming living.


  Reporters are amazed by the night view of the ancient town of Fenghuang.


"It is quiet and beautiful, when I sit on the ground and pick up a leaf; the creative inspiration will arise spontaneously," said Charlie, a journalist from the Daily Tribune in the Philippines. He said that such a beautiful sight is the reason why Chinese famous poet Tao Yuanming could write such classic works as "The Peach Colony" (《桃花源》 Taohuayuan).


They have enjoyed the scenic view in Zhangjiajie, and the performances named as "Tianmen Fox Fairy" and "Charming Western Hunan "for the local folk customs of Hunan. "In the past, I only knew that Zhangjiajie has beautiful scenery, now I know that there are more ethnic and fascinating customs ," said Mani,a reporter of Lao National TV .


"The ancient city of Fenghuang is the most beautiful town in China where I've been.It is picturesque and dreamlike place, and I feel particularly comfortable, relaxed and happy here," said Nattapung, a reporter for Thailand TV. He shot a lot of footage for promoting Hunan's beauty in Thailand.


Besides these compliments, the reporters are also using their practical actions to promote Hunan by their coverage on different perspectives.


Charlie was attracted by the art of Hunan embroidery (or Xiang embroidery). He said, "I will use the words Hunan Tiger to cover the story about Hunan Embroidery to Filipinos."


"Changde's water, Zhangjiajie's mountains, Western Hunan's custerms,"said Dai Zhigang (Chinese name), a reporter from Cambodian "Khmer Daily". He said that every place of Hunan has its own characteristics. Johannes, a reporter from "Compass Newspaper" in Indonesia, said that Zhangjiajie's attractive landscape should be introduced under the theme of "24-hour Zhangjiajie".


Csann Wei (sound),a reporter from Thailand news agency Infoquest , concerns about the economic impact of Hunan's tourism. He would report how the local government can look for opportunities to promote foreign affairs, and how to use tourism to boost local economic development according the Belt and Road initiative.


【洋记者看湖南】八国媒体“疯狂打call” 他们这样推介湖南

“B&R” mainstream media visit and report beautiful Hunan

Foreign Journalists’ “Time Travel” in Taohuayuan