Location: Beijing , China
Director: Contact person: Mrs. Rose Zhao
Application Deadline: 1 June, 2018
Beijing, the capital of the People’s Republic of China, is the nation’s political, economic and
culture center as well as a hub of transportation and international exchanges. As a world-
renowned ancient culture city, Beijing’s history as a city goes back to 3,000 years ago, and
from the mid-12th century, it has served as the nation’s capital during different historical
periods for nearly 800 years. The venerated history has bestowed splendid culture and rich
culture relics and historical remains on Beijing, Numerous palace complexes, imperial
gardens, temples of different religions, former residences of celebrities, as well as
modernized buildings and new artificial tourist scenes add radiance and beauty to each other,
making Beijing a land pock marking with scenic spots and places of historical and culture
Currently it exists 3,550 historical monuments and culture relics in Beijing. Great Wall, Palace
Museum, Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian, Summer Palace, Temple of heaven and Ming
Tombs were inscribed on the World Heritage List by the UNESCO. Other attractions include
Beihai, Zhongshan, and Jing-shan parks, Working People’s Palace of Culture, Ruins of
Yuanmingyuan, Mansion of Prince Gong, Yunju and Tanzhe temples, Yonghegong Lamasery.
Baiyan Taoist Temple, and so on.
As Beijing was the city of Olympics 2008, the spirit of "green Olympics, scientific Olympics
and humanized Olympic" will surely bring more and more changes to Beijing, promote the
development of sports and Olympics in China as well as in the world, and strengthen the
friendly communications between Chinese and foreign people.
Beijing International Tourism Festival is first held in 1998, hosted by Beijing Municipal
Government and Beijing Municipal Commission of Tourism Development, is an annual activity
related to culture and tourism, which has been held for 17 times. It, it is a carnival for the all
participants. The skin color and nationality are transcended here; friendship and happiness
become the only language.
We sincerely invite the most excellent art ensembles from all over the world to arrive in
Beijing in the beautiful fall 2016, so that we can share the happiness and joyfulness together.
Your excellent ensembles will represent the great culture of your country to give the wonderful
performance to Chinese Audience on the grand stage of BITF. It is no doubt that your
participation in BITF and visiting to the great city will be extremely unforgettable experience in
We would like to extend our sincere invitation to your excellent ensembles to be a part of the
18th Beijing International Tourism Festival. It is anticipated to be held in Beijing from Sept 27 to
BITF includes Rehearsal, the Opening Ceremony, Public Performances and Closing
The Schedule of 18th Beijing International Tourism Festival:
Sept 27 - Arrive in Beijing, Rehearsal
Sept 28 - Opening Ceremony of 18th Beijing International Tourism Festival
Sept 29 - Public performance and visiting
Sept 30 - Public performance and visiting
Oct 1 - Public performance and visiting
Oct 2 – Closing Ceremony and departure from Beijing
The Organizing Committee of BITF reserve the rights to adjust the program
VIDEOS of BITF：
VIDEO of 17th Beijing International Tourism Festival, 2015:
News of the Ceremony of 17th BITF
VIDEO of 16th Beijing International Tourism Festival, 2014:
News of the Ceremony of 16th BITF
VIDEO of 15th Beijing International Tourism Festival, 2013:
News of the Ceremony of 15th BITF
VIDEO of 14th Beijing International Tourism Festival, 2012:
News of the Ceremony of 14th BITF
Conditions of 18th BITF:
1. BITF will undertake your performers:
a) Accommodations for 5 nights
b) Meals for 6 days
c) Bus for 6 days.
d) Tourist Accident Insurance.
e) Visit some historical sites, such as Great Wall
f) A free tour guide will be with each foreign performing group from the moment of its arrival in
Beijing to its departure from Beijing.
2. BITF will NOT undertake your below items:
a) International transportation.
c) Transportation to other city in China.
d) Expenditure besides the BITF.
e) Expenditure of Non-performers (guests).
If your team is interested in and would like to participate in 18th BITF 2016, please fill the
Application from. The Organizing Committee of BITF will check your group information
together with your photos and videos. The Organizing Committee of BITF will send you the
Official Letter of Invitation after your group is selected.
NOTE: THIS FESTIVAL IS NOT PAID FESTIVAL.