Grape festival held to promote common prosperity

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated:  August 3, 2022 L M S


Visitors play grape-themed games at a camping site in Xiaotang township, Ningbo on July 30. [Photo/Lin Xiaodong]

With the arrival of grape harvest season in Xiaotang township, Ningbo, a grape-themed festival was held on July 30 to promote common prosperity in the township.

This year's event was held at a camping site, during which a series of activities, such as an art and food market, electronic music carnival, livestreams, grape picking and grape drink classes, attracted many visitors. 

At the opening ceremony of the festival, various projects were launched to promote common prosperity, including a young talent recruitment plan, two educational funds and several tourism routes.

Xiaotang township is one of the largest grape production areas in Xiangshan county. Residents of Xiaotang have been planting the fruit for more than 30 years and have cultivated over 40 varieties of high-quality grapes. The grape plantation in Xiaotang covers an area of more than 66 hectares.