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The 133rd Canton Fair is ready for participants from all over the world

The 133rd Canton Fair is ready for participants from all over the world

"So far, we have attracted buyers from 226 countries and regions to participate both online and offline, and 47 industrial and commercial organizations from Asia, Europe, America, Africa, and Oceania will send delegations to the 133rd Canton Fair," said Xu Bing, spokesman for the fair, at a press conference held in Guangzhou on April 13.

Recreational activities during Canton Fair period in Guangzhou

The 133rd session of the China Import and Export Fair (also known as Canton Fair) will be held both online and offline from April 15 to May 5 in Guangzhou, attracting buyers and sellers from over 200 countries and regions. During this period in Guangzhou, what recreational activities can visitors enjoy in addition to the Fair? The following are some recommendations.

Pazhou Ferry Terminal starts trial operation on April 14

Starting from April 14, the route from Pazhou, Guangzhou, to China Hong Kong City, Hong Kong SAR, at Pazhou Ferry Terminal will be put into trial operation. 

Pazhou Ferry Terminal to issue visas on arrival during the 133rd Canton Fair

The Pazhou Ferry Terminal in Haizhu district of Guangzhou, which is about 8 minutes walk from the Canton Fair Complex, will be temporarily open during the upcoming Canton Fair. The visa-on-arrival service will also be available at the Terminal from April 15, said Luo Zheng, deputy director of Guangzhou Municipal Commerce Bureau, at a press conference held on April 12.

On-site international flight check-in service available at 133rd Canton Fair

China Southern Airlines, together with Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, will launch the on-site international flight check-in service for the upcoming Canton Fair, according to the Airlines on April 10. The service counter will be set up at the Canton Fair Complex. Passengers taking international flights with China Southern Airlines can check in on the spot. In addition, some domestic routes  also provide check in at the Canton Fair Complex. 

Guangzhou Metro offers extra services for the 133rd Canton Fair

With the 133rd Canton Fair fully resuming offline exhibition from April 15 to May 5, Guangzhou Metro will launch extra services for passengers' travel. On weekdays, Line 8 will have a maximum of 38 trains in operation, with two more during peak time in the morning and evening, seven more during the daytime, and two more during the evening. On weekends, Line 8 will have a maximum of 31 trains in operation, with eight, seven and two trains added during the high, medium and low peak periods, respectively.

Photo | A first look at this Canton Fair-themed musical

A Canton Fair-themed musical, Bond of Lovewill premiere at the Guangdong Friendship Theatre on April 15, the opening day of the 133rd Canton Fair. It tells a Sino-French love story that starts at the Canton Fair. Let's get a first look at the wonderful stage photos!

Orchid-themed activities held to welcome Canton Fair visitors

As the 133rd Canton Fair is fast approaching and the orchids are in full bloom in Guangzhou, the city's Yuexiu District has launched an Orchid Culture, Tourism and Art Week to welcome visitors at home and abroad from April 9 to 16.

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