The 2016 Qiandao Lake Lunar New Year Shopping Festival started on January 9 at the Sky Mall in Xinzhuang, Shanghai. More than 30 companies are selling foodstuffs produced in the Qiandao Lake area and in the meantime, some travel packages are on offer.
Chai Shimin, mayor of Chun’an County, launched the festival in the mall and promoted the specialties of Chun’an, which borders the lake, such as hickory nuts, sweet potato chips and dried fish.
Chun’an is famous for its beautiful scenery, 95% forest coverage, limpid lake water and other natural resources.
Citizens from Hangzhou, Songjiang District in Shanghai, etc. can buy the tickets for the tourist attraction at 40 yuan each. The offer lasts until February 29.