Beijing music fest celebrates peach-blossom beauty

By Xu Lin ( ) Updated: 2016-04-18 16:57:51

Beijing music fest celebrates peach-blossom beauty

Tourists enjoy Pinggu's peach blossoms. [Photo by Ge Dapeng/China Daily]

The 18th International Peach Blossom Music Festival is being held in Beijing's Pinggu district until May 31.

Located at the east of Beijing, the suburban district is famous for its peach fields with an area of 14,667 hectares. It's a good getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. While enjoying beautiful flowers, visitors can also enjoy activities related to music, sports, culture and food.

Beijing music fest celebrates peach-blossom beauty

View of Jinhai Lake in Pinggu district. [Photo provided to China Daily]

There is an opportunity to experience a breathtaking bungee jump from a 60-meter-high platform above the Jinhai Lake. Visitors also can have a bird’s-eye view of the magnificent flower gardens from a general aviation aircraft.

One of the most popular events is the 2016 China Music Valley International Music Festival, which will run from April 30 to May 2. More than a dozen singers and bands from home and abroad will join the star-studded gala, including Chinese singers Zhang Chu and Chen Chusheng and French rock band Team Ghost. First launched in 2011, the festival attracted 130,000 fans in 2015. This year, there will be five stages and fans can also watch performances on video websites.


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