Over 50 International Mainstream Media Representatives to Visit Tianjin’s Hot Spots
TIANJIN, China, 9th August, 2017 (PROPELLER TV - Kun Dong, Yuchen Yang) – Over 50 representatives from Maritime Silk Road mainstream medias have attended the series of activities of all-media international culture promotion – Mainstream Media from Countries along the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road – Tianjin Tour – between 9th and 11th August 2017 at Tianjin, China, which organized by China Radio International, China Public Diplomacy Association and Publicity Department of Tianjin Municipal Committee, China. Propeller TV as the only invited mainstream TV media platform form the UK to attending series of activities.
The first stop at some playing fields of the upcoming National Game of China which will embrace its grand opening on 27th Aug and various individual events are already in full swing.The Modern Pentathlon composes of shooting, fencing, swimming, equestrian, and running. Equestrian and shoot-run were held from 3rd to 6th Aug in Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club (TGMPC) situated in Tianjin Hi-tech Area. The Northern Race Course of TGMPC was originally a horse polo field and the central grass filed was transformed into sand field used for steeplechase. Next to steeplechase was the new shooting field.Other facilities like Security Center, Emergency Center, Infirmary, TV Relay Room, Press Conference Hall and Lounge for athletes and referees were also set up in the playing field. Apart from this, TGMPC has renewed and retrofit the water, electricity and temperature controlling equipment to ensure the water and electricity supply for horses all day long during the game and to prevent horses from the harm of high temperature.
Next stop is the Landmark of Tianjin - Wudadao Cultural Tourist Area – which located in the southern part of the downtown area, Wudadao Area refers to the five parallel east-west districts named after five famous cities in southwest China, Chengdu, Chongqing, Changde, Dali, Munan and Machang, all together 22 roads generally known as “Wudadao” among the local people.
There are over 2000 garden-style buildings situated in Wudadao district. They were built in 1920s-1930s and have so many different styles from countries like Britain, France, Italy and Spain. Among them are 300 unique buildings and residences of celebrities, which are recognized as the Exhibition of the World’s Architecture. These various styles range from Renaissance, Greek, Gothic, Romantic, eclectic to the mixing style of Chinese and Western, being an interpretation of solidified art. This district is also the residence camp of over hundreds of domestic and foreign celebrities like Cao Kun and Xu Shichang, presidents of the Republic of China (1912-1949), six premiers of the Northern Warlords Government, president Hoover and secretary of State Marshall. The footprint of those modern and contemporary celebrities and the story of every building reflect the ups and downs of 100 years’ history of modern China.
The media team also visited Tianjin Sports Museum, seated in Minyuan, where they had a lecture on the history of Tianjin and its sports.Situated in the southern part of Minyuan Plaza in the Wudadao district, Tianjin Sports Museum has an exhibition area of 3000 square meters. It was opened in 31th Mar 2017 after one-year trial term and boasts over 4000 collections that are exactly the epitome of the sports history of Tianjin, Modern China and even the Olympic Games.