Thirteen journalists of 10 overseas Chinese language media from 5 countries and districts visited Wenzhou from April 11th to 13th.
The event is hosted by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council(OCAOSC). The visiting media include Chine-informations (France), The China Press (U.S.A.),Jornal Chinês da América do Sul(Brazil), Nan Hai Culture & Media (Australia) Pty. Ltd., Hong Kong Chinese Film and TV Company, and so on. Li Guohong, Deputy Director of the Publicity Department of OCAOSC, said that the visitors, focusing their investigation on Zhejiang Province’s development, will first visit Wenzhou, a well-known hometown of overseas Chinese, and then Shaoxing and Hangzhou.
During their stay in Wenzhou, the guests enjoyed Nanxijiang natural scenery, and ancient Cangpo Village and Lishui Street in Yongjia County; visited Red Dragonfly Group’s shoe-making process and its Shoe Culture Museum, and an intangible cultural heritage plaza inside the Dongou Cultural Creation Park; made a tour of Wenzhou City proper, including Nantang Street. Through the visit and investigation, the journalists learned more about Wenzhou’s landscape, ancient culture, and private enterprises’ pioneering spirit.
Zhang Xiaobei, President of Chine-informations, who has visited Wenzhou three times in the past decade, said excitedly that each time he came to Wenzhou, he could feel the city’s significant improvement in environment and economy.