“The peonies are the most beautiful and elegant among all flowers ,even though, there is a better one among peonies.Four colors into a hundred colors,all colors, all fragrances.”Hello everyone,
I'm Chen Qiang, member of the Standing Committee of Heze Municipal Committee and Minister of Propaganda.Today I’m going to introduce to you the peony capital of China, Heze city, Shadong Province.
Heze Is a Thousand-Year Old City with Thick History
Heze, formerly known as Caozhou,located in the southwest of Shandong Province border area of four provinces of Lu, Su, Yu and Wan.According to the legend, it is the hometown of Fuxi, Yao and Shun,in Historical Records, it is recorded as "the regional center of ancient countries".As early as 7000 years ago, during the period of Beixin culture,ancient ancestors lived here.After thousands of years of accumulation,Heze has formed a colorful culture with intangible cultural heritage as its main content and opera, calligraphy and painting, martial arts and folk arts as its brand.The local operas here are extensive and profound,folk songs are excellent,folk music is like pearls and jade,folk dance is simple and profound,folk wushu is forceful,there are 31 national intangible cultural heritage projects in the city,it is a veritable "intangible cultural heritage city".Heze is the birthplace of the water margin story,“108 generals of the water margin,72 are in Yuncheng”,Yuncheng Shuihu Hero City, Songjiang Lake and other scenic spots,have become important scenic spot and research travel base.Heze is the old revolutionary base area,it used to be the capital of the "base area of the border area of Hebei, Shandong and Henan",the starting point of the strategic counter offensive campaign of the liberation war,the starting point for cadres from the border areas of Hebei, Shandong and Henan to go south.When you come here,you can explore the origin of China, feel traditional culture,find the original mission.
Heze is a Famous Peony City
Heze is a famous peony city,peony is the most beautiful city name card of Heze.Peony cultivation in Heze began in Sui Dynasty,rose in the Tang and Song Dynasties,flourished in Ming and Qing Dynasties,is famous for its big flowers, beautiful shapes and colorful colors.At present, the planting area is 486000 mu,owns more than 10 viewing parks such as Caozhou peony garden, China peony garden and Baihua Park,it is the largest peony breeding, viewing, R & D and export base in the world.In the grain rain season every year,peonies bloom in Heze in different poses and with different expressions,compete with each other for beauty of looks,just like a fairy land on earth.More than 1200 peony varieties,vividly show the warm and prosperous of“ thousands of petals are as brilliant as rosy clouds,hundreds of flowers are as brilliant as crimson candles”.When you come here,you can personally feel the beauty of “the most beautiful woman is Xishi, the most beautiful flower is peony”.
Heze is the First Station for the Yellow River to Enter Shandong
The Yellow river meanders 185 kilometers in Heze,the Yellow River water raised Heze people,makes Heze people with great personality of simple, kind, honest and responsible,and the courage of unwilling to lag behind, persistent,brave to fight for the first, hard work and entrepreneurship. Nowadays,along the Yellow River and the old road of the Yellow Riverhave become an ecological green corridor,Shanxian Fulong Lake Tourist Resort,Dongming Yellow River Forest Park,Caoxian Old Yellow River Wetland Park like pearls adorning it,attract more and more tourists come here.
At present,we have built the theory of “culture promotes tourism,tourism promotes culture harmony”,identify the greatest common divisor and best connection point of culture and tourism,we will promote the in-depth integration of cultural tourism in all directions and in all sectors,form a new development advantage of resource sharing, complementary advantages and synergy.Heze is taking on a new look,high spirited posture,walking forward in accelerating the transformation of new and old kinetic energy, and achieving high-quality development!
“It is such a delight to have friends coming from afar.”Heze people sincerely welcome every friend to come for sightseeing,leisure vacation,investment and prosper!