The eighth Cross-Straits (Xiamen) Cultural Industries Fair opens at the International Exhibition Center in Xiamen, Fujian province, on Friday. [Photo by Hu Meidong / China Daily]
The eighth Cross-Straits (Xiamen) Cultural Industries Fair opened on Friday and will last through Monday at the International Exhibition Center in Xiamen, a coastal city in Fujian province in East China.
The fair is the only cultural expo that has "cross-Straits" in its name on the Chinese mainland, according to organizers.
This year's fair, co-organized by the governments of Fujian province and Xiamen as well as the Taiwan-based Asia-Pacific Cultural and Creative Industries Association, promises great improvements in both quality and quantity.
The 15th Xiamen International Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label road race event, held by the Fujian province city since 2003 will run on Jan 2, 2017.
The Jimei Arles International Photography Festival will return to the city of Xiamen for the second year on Nov 20