BEIJING, China — To deepen the cultural and tourism exchanges within international canal cities, the online live broadcast program “Destination with Online Popularity in the ’Circle of Friends’ for Worldwide Canals” specially produced by the 2nd Beijing International Canal Arts Fest, which is sponsored by Beijing Municipal Culture and Tourism Bureau, organized by Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center, and implemented by Beijing Radio & Television Station Beijing Time, is launching. Seven canal cultural envoys from different countries are invited to travel by boat on the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal. They enjoy the beautiful scenery of the canal, talk about the canal story, and share the world canal visit guide!
Scan the QR code, visit the live show, enjoy the World Canal Heritage Exhibition!
The canal cultural envoys will lead the audience to look for the unique charm in the ecological landscape and urban development of canal countries such as China, Egypt, Thailand, Mexico, Holland, Italy and Germany; experience the delicious food, busy and frenetic activity or excitement along the Grand Canal of China, Suez Canal, Bangkok Ong Ang Canal, Xochimilco Canal, Giethoorn Canal, Venice Grand Canal and Dortmund-Ems Canal, and explore cultural heritages embodied in world famous canal cities such as Beijing, Tianjin, Wuzhen, Port Said, Bangkok, Mexico City, Giethoorn, Venice and Münster.
Episode 1 “Charming Waterfront”-December 10th, 20:00 (Beijing time)
Episode 2 “Bustling Waterfront”-December 11th, 20:00 (Beijing time)
Episode 3 “Ancient Waterfront”-December 12th, 20:00 (Beijing time)
On December 10th-12th, the live broadcast will be launched at 20:00 (Beijing time) every night, and the collection of short videos will be launched at 8:00 (Beijing time) the next day. Please stay tuned!
Chinese audiences can log on to platforms including Beijing Time official website (btime.com), Beijing Overseas Cultural Exchanges Center official website (bocec.cn) and WeChat video platform, Baidu, Sina Weibo, Sina News, iQiyi, Kwai, Douyu, Bilibili, Tiktok, Youku, Sohu, etc.
Overseas audiences can watch them through iTalkBB, Beijing Time Official Channel of Youtube and Radio Beijing International Channel of Youtube. What’s more, at around 20:00 (Local Time) on December 12, the unabridged director’s cut will be broadcast on CICC!