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Zhouzhuang to hold annual tourism festival

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Zhouzhuang to hold annual tourism festival

The 22nd Zhouzhuang International Tourism Festival will kick off in the famous water town in Jiangsu province in May 26. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

The 22nd Zhouzhuang International Tourism Festival shall kick off in the famous water town in Jiangsu province in May 26.

A dazzling array of activities will to be held during the annual event, so let's have a look at what to expect.

1. Group wedding ceremony

Zhouzhuang to hold annual tourism festival

A fleet of wedding boats transport brides to a grand ceremony in Zhouzhuang. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

A grand group ceremony for a traditional Chinese wedding will be held in Zhouzhuang on May 20 - known as 520 in China. The pronunciation of "520" in Chinese sounds similar to "I love you", so many consider it a day of love.

A total of 100 couples will tie the knot witnessed by thousands of visitors to the water town.

Different from a modern wedding ceremony, a fleet of wedding boats adorned with decorations including lions'heads used in the iconic dance shall replace the standard cars to transport brides to their wedding ceremony.

Visitors can register at Zhouzhuang's official Wechat account - zzgfweixin

Zhouzhuang to hold annual tourism festival

A total of 100 couples will tie the knot witness by thousands of visitors in Zhouzhaung on May 20. [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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