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Huangpu celebrates Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival

Updated : 2021-09-27

Guangzhou's Huangpu district celebrated 2021 Chinese Farmers' Harvest Festival at Longping Rice Fragrance Park on Dajisha Island on Sept 25.

A giant statue of Yuan Longping, the "Father of Hybrid Rice" and the recipient of the Medal of the Republic, was unveiled during the festival. The largest of its kind in the country, the statue is 6 meters high and 12 meters long. It was created by Li Ming, deputy head of the China Sculpture Institute.

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A giant statue of Yuan Longping, the "Father of Hybrid Rice," is unveiled during the festival.

Technology used in local smart farm construction was promoted at the festival. The entire process of ploughing, planting and harvesting at the smart farm is done with unmanned machines, vehicles and drones.

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Technology used in smart farm construction is promoted at the festival.

In addition to an evening party, 200 people took part in an island-loop running event. There are eight spots along the routes for games related to rural rejuvenation, history of the Communist Party of China, and garbage sorting.


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