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'The Piano Guys' scales the Great Wall for video shoot

Internet sensation, the Piano Guys are in China. The Utah-based group took some precious time off their Asian tour in Singapore and Malaysia to fulfil their China dream - shooting a music video on the Great Wall of China...

September 16, 2013

Great Wall Forest Festival kicks off

The 2013 Yanqing Great Wall Forest Festival, the fourth edition of its kind, was held from August 24 to August 25 in the Tanglewood Music Valley at the foot of the Great Wall Badaling Section in Beijing's Yanqing County...

August 29, 2013

Jet Team above the Great Wall

Aircraft of Breitling Jet Team, a famous European aerobatic team, perform above the Great Wall of the Jiayuguan Pass in northwest China's Gansu Province, Aug. 13, 2013...

August 16, 2013

Unique section of the Great Wall draws in visitors

As people all know what the Great Wall looks like but did you know that some of it is built over water? The Jiumenkou section of the wall in Liaoning Province in North East China is famous for just that...

  August 09, 2013

Join Badaling Great Wall int'l cycling tour


Beijing's Yanqing County will host the 3rd Badaling Great Wall Cup Beijing International Cycling Tour Festival between June 22 and 23.

The cycling tour, known as the largest cycling activity in the capital city, includes an array of events such as leisure cycling, road cycling race and cycle-cross.

The top 11 cycling routes rolled out by the local government, including the One-Hundred-li Natural Landscape Gallery and the Guihe Ecological Corridor, will lead participants into a wonderland, allowing them to take in the magnificent natural scenery of Yanqing while cycling.

30 bicycle rental spots have been set up along the cycling routes to meet participants' needs.

The festival also provides a great opportunity for tourists who want to discover Yanqing's enchanting landscape, as well as its folkloric customs and tasty local snacks.

Yanqing, situated in northern Beijing, is well known for its beautiful natural scenery and superior ecological environment.

Participants can register online before June 10 by surfing to: http://www.bjcyclingtour.net/

(China.org.cn, June 7, 2013)

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