Beijing music fest celebrates peach-blossom beauty

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tourists enjoy Pinggu’s peach blossoms. The 18th International Peach Blossom Music Festival is being held in Beijing’s Pinggu district until May 31.Located at the east of Beijing, the suburban district is famous for its peach fields with an area of 14,667 hectares. It’s a good getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. While enjoying beautiful flowers, visitors can also enjoy activities related to music, sports, culture and food.View of Jinhai Lake in Pinggu district. There is an opportunity to experience a breathtaking bungee jump from a 60-meter-high platform above the Jinhai Lake. Visitors also can have a bird”s-eye view of the magnificent flower gardens from a general aviation aircraft. One of the most popular events is the 2016 China Music Valley International Music Festival, which will run from April 30 to May 2. More than a dozen singers and bands from home and abroad will join the star-studded gala, including Chinese singers Zhang Chu and Chen Chusheng and French rock band Team Ghost. First launched in 2011, the festival attracted 130,000 fans in 2015. This year, there will be five stages and fans can also watch performances on video websites.Related:East China music festival gears up with global actsShi Wanchuan plays the tune of a classical century