Location: BEIJING, China
Director: Rose Zhao
Application Deadline: 15 February, 2019
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 interest.
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 temple, Tanzhe temple, Yonghegong Lamasery. Baiyan Taoist Temple, and so on.
Beijing International Tourism Festival is an annual activity related to culture and tourism. Many nice ensembles including Russian dance ensemble “Kristall”, Latvian dance group "Rīdze", Turkish dance ensemble “BEFAD”, Egyptian Art Appreciation folk group, Lithuanian Folk Dance Group “UGNELE”, Indian dance ensemble “RIFAC”, Ballet Folklórico Ciudad De Zapopan “Teocalli” from Mexico, Russian dance ensemble "Lapushki" and Polish folk dance group “Przygoda” etc were invited to participate in our festival last years. It is a carnival for the all participants. The skin color and nationality are transcended here; friendship and happiness become the only language.
BITF includes Rehearsal, the Opening Ceremony, Public Performances and Closing Ceremony.
Forecasting Schedule of 21st Beijing International Tourism Festival:
Sept 29 - Arrive in Beijing,
Sept 30 – Rehearsal.
Oct 1 - Opening Ceremony of 21th Beijing International Tourism Festival
Oct 2 - Public performance and visiting
Oct 3 - Public performance and visiting
Oct 4 - Public performance and visiting
Oct 5 - Closing Ceremony and departure
The Organizing Committee of BITF reserve the rights to adjust the program
Videos of BITF：
VIDEO of Beijing International Tourism Festival:
The Opening Ceremony of 18th Beijing International Tourism Festival.
Conditions of BITF:
1. BITF will undertake your performers:
a) 3-star hotel for 6 nights
b) Meals for 7 days
c) Bus including tour trip for 7 days.
d) Tourist Accident Insurance.
e) Visit some historical sites, such as the Great Wall and Forbidden City.
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 21st BITF 2019, please fill the Application from. The Organizing Committee of BITF will check your group information together with your photos and videos. Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism will send you the Official Letter of Invitation after your group is selected. This Invitation letter is the final confirmation of acceptance.
NOTE: THIS FESTIVAL IS NOT PAID FESTIVAL.