17 events across 6 venues starting this month in Hainan

The 2020 Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival is coming! This year is the 21st time the island carnival has come to Hainan. Activities and events will start on November 20th.

The core theme of this year’s festival is “promoting new forms of tourism, marketing new tourism products, launching new tourism routes, and creating new tourism effects”.

Activities will be held across 6 venues

The main venue is in Haikou City, and the other five branch venues will be located in Sanya, Danzhou, Qionghai, Wanning, and Lingshui Li Autonomous County.

During the carnival, different venues will carry out a variety of events such as conferences and exhibitions, culture and art, sports events, preferential promotions and more.

The aim of the carnival is to attract tourists to Hainan for sightseeing and create a new tourist consumption hotspot.

The 17 main event activities:

Opening Ceremony and theatrical performance of The 2020 (21st) International Carnival of Hainan

Time: 20:00-22:00, November 20, 2020

Venue: Oriental Global Theater in the Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center

Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City

Activity content: At the opening ceremony, there will be performances to showcase the unique ethnic culture and international customs of Hainan, and promote the cultural activities of the Carnival.

“Happy Hainan” a large-scale tourism promotion conference

Time: 17:30-19:30, November 20, 2020

Venue: Multifunctional Hall of Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center

Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City

Activity content: The “Happy Hainan” large-scale tourism promotion will present Hainan’s rich tourism resources and brand-new tourism products in a unique way to the guests that attend the Carnival.

The opening ceremony of the 2020 (5th ) Hainan World Leisure Tourism Expo, the 2020 (6th ) Hainan International Tourism and Food Expo, and the 2020 Hainan International Tourism Equipment Expo

Time: 09:00-09:25, November 20, 2020

Venue: Welcome Hall, Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center

Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City

Activity content: The opening ceremony of the three exhibitions will be held on site, during which the “Smart Tour Hainan APP” will be launched. The opening ceremony will consist of warm-up performances, opening dances, and of course leadership speeches.

2020 (5th ) Hainan World Leisure Tourism Expo

Time: November 19-22, 2020

Location: Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center

Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City

Activity content: The exhibition covers various fields such as domestic leisure and holiday tourism destinations, cultural tourism products, sports tourism products, and conference and award tourism products. The event aims to create an international leisure and tourism destination exchange and cooperation platform to promote Hainan’s.

2020 (6th ) Hainan International Tourism and Food Expo and 2020 China Tourism and Food Competition

Time: November 19-22, 2020
Location: Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center
Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City
Activity content: The exhibition will play host to Hainan’s international and domestic food, and International Catering and Food Ingredients event and also Hainan’s International Franchise, at the same time, the 2020 Hainan Free Trade Port World Tourism Food Forum and the 2020 China Tourism Food Competition will also be held.

2020 Hainan International Tourism Equipment Expo

Time: November 20-22, 2020
Location: Hainan International Convention and Exhibition Center
Address: 258 Binhai Road, Xiuying District, Haikou City
Activity content: The exhibition will showcase a tourism industry expo with “land, sea and air” tourism equipment and facilities, tourism travel modes and travel destinations as the main elements, and build a world-class tourism travel equipment exhibition centre, Experience Center, Transaction Center and Service Center.

Happy Week series of cultural and artistic activities

Time: November 21-29, 2020
Location: Haikou City, Lingshui Li Autonomous County

2020 Hainan Splendid Embroidery World Cultural Week

Time: November 19-24
Location: Haikou Qi Lou Old Street, Provincial Museum of Hainan
Address of Qi Lou: Changdi Road, Longhua District, Haikou City
Address of Museum: 68 Guoxing Avenue, Qiongshan District, Haikou City
Activity content: With the theme of “Inheritance, innovation and co-creation of a splendid world”, the cultural week aims to create an internationally influential platform for the exhibition of quality products from around the world, and present a cultural platform for Hainan’s Li Jin Miao embroidery culture.

Li Brocade tea coasters

2020 BMW Cross-Mountain Hainan Year-End Peak Race

Time: 00:00-24:00, December 12, 2020
Location: Sanya City, Baoting Li and Miao Autonomous County, Lingshui Li Autonomous County
Activity content: Runners participate in a race through some of Hainan’s nicest ecological environment.

The 5th Boao Tourism Communication Forum, 2020 Boao Cultural and Creative Week


2020 (5th) Boao Tourism Communication Forum

Time: November 21-22, 2020
Location: Boao ,Qionghai
Activity content: The activity consists of the main forum for the Bo’ao Tourism Communication and a Village Salon for rural revitalisation, the Bo’ao International Tourism Awards award ceremony, and a huge amount of Cultural Tourism special events aimed at unlocking new scenes and content marketing in the cultural tourism industry.


2020 Boao International Cultural and Creative Forum and 2020 Bo’ao Cultural and Creative Week

Time: November 14-20, 2020
Location: Bo’ao, Qionghai
Activity content: The activity will cover the three major sectors of culture and creativity, cultural tourism, and rural innovation, a total of 1 main forum and 28 sub-forums, and will be held with the story of the sea as the centerpiece in Bo’ao. There will be a creative market and a street art festival.

Hainan Beach Sports Carnival

Time: October 1, 2020-January 3, 2021
Location: (East-Wanning; West-Changjiang; South-Sanya, Lingshui; North-Haikou, Wenchang)
Activity content: They plan to launch a series of 6 themed activities and 18 sports tourism concept products along with opening and closing ceremonies.

2020 Tencent Digital Cultural and Creative Festival (TGC)

Time: November 19-24, 2020
Location: Wanlu Park, Haikou (Evergreen Park)
Address: 38 Binhai Avenue, Longhua District, Haikou City
Activity content: It consists of three themed sections : “Digital Culture Market”, “E- sports” and “Tomorrow’s Museum & Games Park Pavilion”, and advocates “digital makes culture more interesting”.

2020 China Animation Industry Annual Conference

Time: November 24, 2020
Location: Hainan Hilton Hotel Conference Center
Activity content: The annual meeting will focus on the development of China’s animation industry and promote new domestic animation works and new brands.

The 3rd China-ASEAN University Student Culture Week

Time: November 22-24, 2020
Location: Haikou City
Activity content: A “College Student Short Film Contest” and “College Student Art Performance” will be the two main activities of the 3rd China-ASEAN University Student Culture Week.

2020 (2nd) Hainan Tourism Food Shopping Carnival 2020

Time: August 1st-December 31st, 2020
Location: The whole province
Activity content: The carnival includes an island food festival, online retail sales promotion festival, duty-free shopping festival, car life festival, home appliance promotion festival, night carnival, shopping festival, time-honored culture festival; product exhibition and sales, catering and shopping, traditional festivals, local customs Series of activities, etc.

Hainan International Beer Festival (the one you’re really interested in)

Time: December 24, 2020-January 2, 2021
Location: Sanya Hongzhou International Yacht Dock
Address: Hongzhou Shi Dai Coast, No. 2 Yuya Avenue, Jiyang District, Sanya
Activity content: The activity aims to create a unique atmosphere of land + sea through “a thousand different kinds of beer + yacht + Disney-style tour + immersive interactive experience”.


2020 (21st) International Tourism Island Carnival Of Hainan Closing Ceremony

Time: December 31, 2020
Location: Sanya Haitang Bay Duty Free Shopping Mall Back Square
Address: 118 Haitang North Road, Haitang District, Sanya City
Activity content: The activity includes an opening performance, a leader’s speech, a video review of the Happy Festival, a summary of awards, and an announcement at the closing ceremony.

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