According to Sanya Tourism Development, Sanya, the main venue of the 14th Hainan Carnival, will host the 5th Sanya International Food Carnival from December 27th, 2013 to January 3rd, 2014. which will draw attention to Hainan’s unique tourism culture and delicious food.
At the carnival, Sanya’s top ten dishes, delicious specialties and other foods will be provided, and various products and the fascinating culture of Sanya and other areas of Hainan will be showcased in order to enrich Sanya’s tourism industry.
Last year, the opening ceremony kicked off on December 25th in Dadonghai Square, and included colorful coconut themed activities, such as attempting a new record for "One Thousand People Drinking Coconut Juice’, and setting up the coconut wishing tree, blessing Sanya, and collecting best wishes for the New Year.