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“Charming Xishuangbanna” showing in Wuhan
Author: Ai Chongrui
ArticleSource: XTBG
Update time: 2009-10-09
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   An exhibition themed with “Wonderful Tropical Rainforest, Charming Xishuangbanna” was grandly opened inWuhan Botanical Garden on the eve of the National Day of China. The exhibition is aimed to popularize knowledge of tropical rainforest and promote tourism in Xishuangbanna.



  The exhibition is generally divided into five sub-themes as following:

a.    Introduction to the tropical rainforest -- oasis on the Tropic of Cancer, which displays wonders of tropical rainforest, rare plants and animals, plant seeds, and ecological conservation;

b.    Folk Charms – approaching Dai homes, which displays natural scenery, folk customs, and ethnic cultural products of Xishuangbanna;

c.    Ethnic music and dance performance;



d.    Understanding tropical rainforest, where botanists deliver lectures on the ecological conservation of tropical rainforest;

e.    Guided tours of tropical rainforest. Beautiful tour guides of Dai ethnic group lead visitors to experience the wonders of tropical rainforest and grace of Xishuangbanna.

 Dr. Chen Jin delivered a lecture on tropical rainforest protection on the opening day of the exhibition.



The exhibition is jointly sponsored by Xishuangbanna Government and Wuhan Tourism Administration Bureau, and organized by XTBG, Wuhan Botanical Garden and ChuTian Metropolis Daily. It lasts from September 30 to October 31.

  Xishuangbanna is the only oasis on the Tropic of Cancer and the sole preserve of tropical rainforest in China. It is beautiful, rich and fantastic, like a pearl inlaid in the southwest frontier.

  Through this exhibition, the organizers hope that the general public may have a better understanding on the importance of tropical rainforest and the charms of Xishuangbanna, meanwhile increase awareness of ecological protection.

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Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Menglun, Mengla, Yunnan 666303, China
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