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170 photos telling the glorious history of the Grand Canal 2014-09-23

 

Recently, the large-scale photo exhibition “The Grand Canal: Our Future Life”, co-organized by the Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group and organized by the Qing’an Club, was held in the Qing’an Hall, 87 sections, nearly 170 photos, and illustrated the splendour of the Grand Canal of China. History. Founded in 486 BC, the Grand Canal of China is the longest canal in the world. It is the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal with Beijing and Hangzhou as the starting point, and the Sui and Tang Grand Canal with Luoyang as the center. It starts from Xixing in Hangzhou to Ningbo. The three-part Zhejiang East Canal is the main artery of the ancient north-south traffic in China. On June 22 this year, China Grand Canal was successfully selected as a World Heritage Site, and Ningbo has since become one of the world's cultural heritage cities. In the text of the World Cultural Heritage declared by the Grand Canal of China, the three heritage areas of the “Zhedong Canal, Yuyao Section”, “Zhedong Canal Ning Band” and “Ningbo Sanjiangkou” in the Grand Canal (Ning Band) from west to east The Qing'an Hall, located in Sanjiangkou, is a subsidiary of the canal and is also a world cultural heritage. On April 24 this year, the Ningbo Daily Newspaper Group and the "People's Daily · Overseas Edition" and the Grand Canal (Ning Band) Application Office launched the "Grand Canal: Our Future of Life" full media action launched in the Qing'an Hall The five media and more than 20 reporters from the industry group went to 27 cities in China's Grand Canal to conduct joint interviews and public welfare activities to jointly visit the Grand Canal of China and promote the image of Ningbo. The activity lasted for 2 months, spanning 8 provinces (cities), with a total journey of more than 10,000 kilometers, and launched more than 150 reports with a total word count of 230,000 words, which generated a large social response. This exhibition selects some of the more representative photos of the Grand Canal heritage, historical humanities and regional features, visitors can learn more about the Grand Canal.