CHANGCHUN, China, Dec. 4, 2023 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--
Changchun Jingyue High-tech Industrial Development Zone is dedicated to
cultivating a vibrant ice and snow culture, igniting enthusiasm in cold
resources, and emerging as a new driving force for economic development in
With the arrival of China's new snow season, the Jingyue High-tech Industrial
Development Zone in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province, is enhancing
the content and extension of its ice and snow culture.
Leveraging local unique resource advantages, the area continues to strengthen
its ice and snow economy, bringing warmth to the cold resources and injecting
new development vitality into the harsh winter season of Northeast China.
This winter, the High-tech Industrial Development Zone's ice and snow cultural
construction revolves around the theme "Passion for Vasaloppet, Charm of
Jingyue." The 22nd China Changchun Jingyue Lake Vasaloppet International Skiing
Festival, starting on January 4, 2024, serves as the mainline, constructing
three major sections: "Ice and Snow + Sports," "Ice and Snow + Culture," and
"Ice and Snow + Economic and Trade."
The activities include "Vasaloppet Night," the "Northern Spring City Fantasy
Light Show" at Changchun Agricultural Expo Park, ice and snow car rally races,
and other significant events, offering 19 ice and snow cultural feasts for
domestic and international visitors.
Situated in the southeast of Changchun city, Jingyue High-tech Industrial
Development Zone is located in the world's golden latitude for ice and snow.
Surrounded by water on three sides and forests on all four sides, the area
enjoys a pleasant climate with a long snow season. Having developed its ice and
snow resources early on, with well-established transportation and facilities,
it has trained over a million university students in cross-country skiing.
Twenty-one years ago, Changchun Jingyue High-tech Industrial Development Zone
established a connection with the Vasaloppet Skiing Festival. China became the
fourth country to host this international event after Sweden, the United
States, and Japan. The inaugural China Changchun Jingyue Lake Vasaloppet
International Skiing Festival in 2003 kicked off in the Jingyue Lake National
The High-tech Industrial Development Zone, driven by ice and snow sports, has
propelled ice and snow tourism, economic and trade activities, becoming a
pioneer in the construction of the ice and snow cultural tourism industry in
Northeast China and marching towards becoming a world-class ice and snow brand
The Changchun Vasaloppet Skiing Festival, coupled with comprehensive economic
and trade negotiations, has established itself as a crucial platform for urban
investment promotion and international cooperation. With over 300 economic and
trade projects signed, the cumulative contract amount has reached billions of
Through the creation of a captivating ice and snow culture, Jingyue High-tech
Zone aims to promote the high-quality development of the ice and snow economy,
contributing solid strength to Changchun City's three-year tough battle for
Source: Changchun Jingyue High-tech Industrial Development Zone