Hainan to build International Friendship Park in Haikou

Updated: 2010-07-31
Share this news?...Click box   Bookmark and Share

Hainan International Friendship Park (hereinafter referred to as the "Park") is planned to display the exotic art and culture from Hainan's sister regions, in the capital city Haikou, as part of a Riverside Greenery which is under construction now.

 

A layout for Hainan International Friendship Park

 

The project of the Park was first proposed by Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Province in 1998, and was incorporated into the Construction Project for Public Welfare by the Provincial Government in the following year.



At present, Haikou Bureau of Landscaping has completed the draft design of the Riverside Greenery , within which the Park will cover 180,000 m2 of land area, with length over 2000m and width varying from 20m to 60m. The Foreign Affairs Office will assist in its construction by inviting sister regions to present sculptures or to build gardens inside the Park. (Sisterhood Relations 36, International Friendship Exchanges Relations 11, 2009)

 

A layout for Hainan International Friendship Park

 

Our first sister region, Hyogo Prefecture of Japan, has actively responded to our proposal of the Park by financing the construction in Haikou of the "Hyogo Garden for Friendship", a Japanese style garden worth 1.2 million Yuan (about 177,000 USD). Jeju Special Autonomous Province of the Republic of Korea, also sent a pair of Dol hareubangs (black lava statues, literally translated as stone grandfathers) as presents.

It is believed that when its construction is completed, the Park will be well-placed for outdoor performances and relaxation, and add glamour to the city's scenery. Moreover, it will further demonstrate to the world the profound friendship between Hainan and its sister regions. It will also serve as a window to showcase the art and culture of the international twins of Hainan, and a platform to promote international exchanges.

 

SOURCE: hainan.gov.cn

 

Editorial Message  

This site contains materials from other clearly stated media sources for the purpose of discussion stimulation and content enrichment among our members only.
whatsonsanya.com does not necessarily endorse their views or the accuracy of their content. For copyright infringement issues please contact
editor@whatsonsanya.com

Share this news?...Click box   Bookmark and Share
Comments Area ( Total Comments: 0 )
  

Photo Gallery

  • Team efforts to ensure success of Sanya Ladies Open at Yalong Bay Golf Club
  • Waves crash over the deck of Team Sanya during VOR leg 7
  • Sanya VOR boat's sails receive full services at Doyle Sails loft in Auckland's Avondale
  • Team Sanya in Waitemata, Auckland