My hometown Dali,
is located on the west bank of the Yellow River,
at the foothill of Mount Huanshan,
near the Terra Cotta Warriors.
The Yellow River, Weihe River and Luohe River aggregate here.
Here it is full of wisdom，elegance and happiness.
I am Liu Li, Party Secretary of Dali County.
Today I want to recommend this
significant node city in the Shaanxi-Shanxi-Henan Golden Triangle,
the beautiful Dali.
200,000 years ago,
Dali ape men lived and prospered here on this fertile land
and undertook the slash and burn cultivation.
Dali was anciently called Tongzhou.
Historically, it was a strategic place that connects three provinces.
The Great Wall from Wei Dynasty where magnificent passes remain,
the splendid Jinlong Tower from Tang Dynasty,
the ancient performance stage from Song Dynasty
and the “World No.1 Granary”Fengtu Welfare Granary are scattering in the county.
The Fengtu Welfare Granary through hundreds of years of rises and falls
is still able to store 5000 tons of grains so far.
It integrates with grain storing,
and tourism in this great place.
We are the hometown of Chinese culture,
the hometown of Chinese drama
and the hometown of Chinese folk customs.
The intangible cultural heritage, Dali dough flowers
and Tongchao shadow plays are the bests of south, north and middle Shaanxi Province,
Tongzhou Bangzi Drama is reputed to be the ancestor of Chinese Bangzi Drama.
It has been circulating around for thousands of years.
Dali has cultivated Yang Jian, the emperor from Sui Dynasty,
Zhang Xiruo, the name creator of the New China and a group of other insightful people.
They made this land more legendary.
The beautiful villages in Dali are famous in China.
Little parks in the village;
every road is a landscape line.
Everywhere is an attraction.
Every place is approachable.
The urban and suburban areas are beautiful in their own ways.
Nationalities are learning from each other and prospering together.
Here the flowers bloom in three seasons.
Threes are evergreen in four seasons.
The rivers in Tongzhou are elegantly charming.
In the 267 square kilometers Yellow River Wetland, fish lakes reflect the sky.
In the 13 square kilometers Chaoyi National Wetland Park,
birds are clustering.
River and the sky are in one color.
In the 460 square kilometers national desert park,
sand dunes are in ranges.
Forests and lakes are located next to each other.
Sand, water, forests, farmlands and rivers
are living and prospering together.
They are a natural integrity.
The beautiful Yellow River;
the northern state in the south of the Yantze River;
the sand field in the middle area of Shaanxi Province;
the World Granary.
These become the great tourist name cards of Dali.
Dali is the famous hometown of Shaanxi business group；
the hometown of Shaanxi delicacies.
Here gathers different local food，
such as the unique Luchi noodle,
the Shaanxi version of Manchu-Han Imperial Feast, “Nine Grades，Thirteen Flowers”,
sugar starch ball,
bubble oil cake and countless local delicacies.
If come to Dali,
you should definitely try these delicacies,
have a taste of nostalgia,
and recall the memory of childhood.
Dali is always a populated living place where abounds in local products.
Its development of agriculture industry is running ahead in the nation.
1000 square kilometers fertile land generates abundant crops.
267 square kilometers farming facility produces vegetables and fruits in four seasons.
267 square kilometers winter jujube field produces quality products.
Continuously in four years,
the winter jujube has become one of the Top 20 regional public brands of Chinese fruit production areas.
It was assigned as the exclusive fruit on the G20 Hangzhou Summit
and the gift fruit at foreign affairs.
Dali is a renowned land of Chinese jujube.
Day lily, watermelon, Gaoshi crisp melon
and other National Geographic Indication products are well-known in the world.
The Yellow River Carp, hairy crabs, the South America white shrimp and different aquatic products are what you can find here.
It is reputed as “modern agriculture is in Dali”.
Dali is an open city,
a healthy city,
a vigorous city
and a city of well-being.
“The Silk Road·Beautiful Dali” Weinan China International Marathon
attracts 20,000 runners from all over the world each year,
Hundreds of kilometers cycling tracks;
the “beautiful village”track is unique and beautiful。
The Dragon Boat Race for World Famous College Students,
National Walking Race Championship and other international competitions are spectacular.
Rowing the dragon boat, cycling and travel in Dali have become a new trend.
Dali is beautiful.
Its beauty is irresistible.
Its beauty is what people are longing for.
Its beauty makes people want to stay here forever.
On behalf of 750 thousand hospitable Dali people,
I sincerely invite you to come to Dali
to appreciate the beautiful scenery and the food.
I am looking forward to the people of insight coming here
to invest，start a business and make dreams come true!