The municipality of Zhuhai was designated as a 2017 Beautiful Landscape City by the China Ecological Civilization Research & Promotion Association (CECRPA) during the Dec 2-3 China Ecological Civilization Forum Huizhou Annual Conference.
Hosted by CECRPA, the annual conference in the Guangdong city of Huizhou was authorized by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. The association not only put Zhuhai's national ecological civilization achievements on display, but also issued certificates for 12 award-winning 2017 Beautiful Landscape Cities.
The selection of exemplary landscape cities publicizes the harmonious co-existence of urban life and nature. Requirements are a picturesque environment, cultural connotation, wisdom, emotion, and characteristics. Huizhou, Nanning, Dalian, Fuzhou, Hangzhou, Chengdu, Lishui, Shiyan, Suzhou, Panjin, and Datong are the other 11 cities selected.
Zhuhai, as one of the first to be listed among Demonstration Cities & Counties of China Ecological Civilization Construction, presented its distinctive ecological environment as a coastal city at the conference.
It met the conditions for selection as a Beautiful Landscape City having won previous honors such as a demonstration city for ecological civilization, National Environmental Protection Exemplary City, National Forest City, and National Ecological Garden City.
China Ecological Civilization Forum Huizhou Annual Conference
In addition to advanced ecology, Zhuhai is distinguished by folk customs such as On-Water Wedding, Catching Mudfish, and Sanzao Crane Dance. Endowed with characteristic cityscapes and natural islands, Zhuhai has achieved integration and coordination of urban and natural features while expediting Smart City construction.
Having passed two rounds of election and expert review to earn the award by attaching importance to nature, ecology, history, culture, and modern science and technology, Zhuhai can take pride in urban landscaping, glamour, and humanistic way of life, asserted the organizer.
Zhuhai pavilion publicizes picturesque livable environment [Photos courtesy Zhuhai Daily]