Dujiangyan WRF to be Broadcast Live at Times Square

Authors: Go Chengdu

2015-04-02

The 2015 China-Dujiangyan Water Releasing Festival (WRF) will be staged in Chengdu's Dujiangyan Irrigation System and broadcast live through an LED screen at the Times Square.
On April 5, the 2015 China-Dujiangyan Water Releasing Festival (WRF) will be staged in Chengdu's Dujiangyan Irrigation System and broadcast live through a giant LED screen at the Times Square in New York and other international social networking sites.
The annual event dating back to 1000 years ago will take place in Dujiangyan City from April 4 to 6. It is aimed to commemorate Li Bing, designer of the Dujiangyan Irrigation System which was built in 256BC and is now still in use, and pay people's respect to nature.
During the Festival, various cultural sideshows will be held, and lots of local residents and visitors will participate in programs to pay tribute to Li Bing and those who contributed to the construction and conservation of the great irrigation system.

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