Ten Draw Cards of Xiamen
Listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, Kulangsu is reputed as the “Garden on the Sea”, “World Museum of Architecture” and “Piano Island”.
2. China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT)
Now in its 20th year, CIFITis the largest global investment event approved by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.
3. Xiamen Marathon
First held in 2003, it has been an annual event for 16 consecutive years. It currently ranks among the most influential and internationally known marathon event in China.
4. Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra
Since its establishment in 1998, Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra has so far held more than 1,600 wonderful performances in over 90 cities both at home and abroad.
5. Xiamen Little Egret Folk Dance Troupe
Founded in 1993, the Troupe is the first one of its kind in China. It has won great fame and honors from all walks of life for distinct folk style and unique regional features.
6. Gezai Opera
Originated from Taiwan in early 20th century, Gezai Opera is a form of traditional operanurtured and appreciated by people on the both sides of the Straits.
7. Mr. Tan Kah Kee
A renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader, entrepreneur, educationist, philanthropist, and social activist. Hailed by Mr. Mao Zedong as the “Flag of Overseas Chinese and Glory of the Nation”.
Established in 1921 by renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee, is the first university founded by an overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education.
9. Huandao Road
Known as the “Golden CoastalLine”, Huandao Road is also the main track of Xiamen Marathon. It is not only a thoroughfare, but also a popular strip for sightseeing, recreation and leisure.
Reputed as “Urban Green Lung”, it is the only scenic spot with water scenery, hot springs, grassland, wetland, bay and other delights of nature in suburban Xiamen.