Sichuan hosts tourism promotion event in Yamanashi, Japan on May 9, highlighting Sichuan-style food and giant panda figures. [Photo/China.org.cn]
Sichuan’s global tourism promotion event “Beautiful Sichuan, More Than Pandas” landed in Yamanashi county in japan on May 9.
The event featured two most famous Sichuan elements to attract local Japanese – delicious Sichuan cuisine and giant panda figures.
Sichuan governor Yin Li and his Yamanashi counterpart made appearances and dotted the eyes of a hand-painted panda figure as a gift from Sichuan to Yamanashi to celebrate the rapport established between the two regions in 1985.
Yin introduced Sichuan’s culinary culture and enchanting tourism attractions to the locals.
Exquisite Sichuan-style dishes were available for tasting on the site. Participants also enjoyed a photography show featuring unique Sichuan elements, and tried their hands at creating painted figures of giant panda.