Guests enjoy the view during the ‘Guangzhou Night’ tour on the evening of Dec. 13, 2017. [Photo/Organizing Committee of GZDOC 2017]
On the evening of Dec. 13, guests of the 2017 Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC 2017) including producers, directors and media professionals from home and abroad went on a ‘Guangzhou Night’ tour to experience both the traditional and the modern.
On the afternoon of the day, guests set out from the main venue of GZDOC 2017, Guangzhou Library, to visit Haixinsha Island, where they enjoyed Cantonese delicacies accompanied by an incredible panorama of the CBD in the evening.
Guests try on the costumes and learn some Cantonese Opera moves from a professional performer in the Cantonese Opera cruise ‘Red Boat’. [Photo/Organizing Committee of GZDOC 2017]
At nightfall, attendees boarded the Cantonese Opera cruise ‘Red Boat’, where they watched a traditional and innovative Cantonese Opera ‘Chuan Shuo’ and a Qi Pao fashion show. After the performances, many of the guests tried on the costumes and learned some Cantonese Opera moves from the performers.
For 14 years, Guangzhou Night, has welcomed numerous foreign guests. Now it is one of the highlights of the festival every year, showing guests from home and overseas a traditional, open, inclusive, innovative and beautiful Guangzhou.