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"Silk Road in Symphony Gansu in Harmony" Tourism Routes Collection Announcement
LANZHOU, China, July 2, 2021 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/ --

"Silk Road in Symphony Gansu in Harmony" Tourism Routes Collection organized by 
Gansu Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism will be held from July 3 to 
July 31, 2021. Please submit the work by email with a design description of 500 
words to travelgansu@163.com. 

I. Period

Starting date: July 3, 2021
Deadline: July 31, 2021

II. Requirements

1. Characteristics: The route designs need to meet the demands of the present 
day, highlight the cultural depth and variety of Gansu's tourism resources, and 
showcase the unique charm of Gansu.

2. Completeness: The route design proposals should include entry and exit 
methods, domestic transportation and key areas.

3. Sense of experience: The route designs must enable foreign tourists to 
experience the local customs and lifestyles of Gansu people.

4. Internationalization: International tourism products that highlight Gansu's 
own characteristics and culture with a view to the features of world cultural 
heritage, intersection of world civilizations and the golden belt of the Silk 
Road.

5. Innovation: To expand the scope of the process and improve participation in 
the event, there is no restriction on the languages of the route design 
proposals. Presentation in short videos, H5 or other innovative forms of the 
route products is encouraged, thereby facilitating publicity and promotion.

III. Notes for Entrants

1. Each entrant must be the author of the submitted work with independent and 
complete copyright of the work. Entrants must ensure their works do not 
infringe upon the legitimate rights and interests of any third party, including 
copyright, portrait right, reputation right, privacy right, trademark right, 
trade name right, or any other legal right. Any entrant who violates these 
requirements shall be disqualified and bear any legal liability caused thereby.

2. Submitted works will not be returned during the event. Entrants shall agree 
that the sponsor owns the right to use the selected works (including publishing 
of albums, video production, exhibition, book publishing, online display, media 
release, and so on), and no additional remuneration shall be paid. The author 
reserves the copyright and authorship right. The sponsor may quote the author's 
name and other necessary information and modify and edit the works as deemed 
necessary. Any disputes arising from the authorship right, copyright, portrait 
right and reputation right of the winning works shall be borne by the winners 
themselves.

3. All entrants shall be deemed to have acknowledged all the rules and 
regulations of this process of seeking route design proposals, and the sponsor 
reserves the right of final interpretation of this event.

IV. Rules and Regulations

1. Each entrant may submit up to two route designs.

2. There is no restriction on the languages of the route design proposals. 
Presentation of the route products in short videos, H5 or other innovative 
forms is encouraged. Works shall be submitted in the form of a PPT electronic 
document, with clear images (single picture not less than 1mb) and a complete 
cover, table of contents and page numbers.
Video format requirement: MP4
Video proportion: 16:9
Video duration: 60s-120s
Video size: no more than 200MB
Picture format: 16:9
No more than 30 pictures for one route design

3. Entrants / individuals should submit their works via email. The submitted 
works shall be accompanied by a design description of no more than 500 words, 
explaining the theme of the route, entry method, domestic transportation, key 
areas, design concept, and other relevant information, and indicating the 
design organization, contact person and phone number.

4. The name, nickname or logo of the author must not be displayed in the text 
and pictures of the submitted works. There should be no watermarks, borders, 
inscriptions, postscripts, and the like. Entries that do not meet these 
requirements shall be disqualified. 

V. Submission Method

Please submit your work by email with a design description of about 500 words. 
E-mail: travelgansu@163.com. You are welcome to log on to the online publishing 
platform of this event: http://xhtxs.cn/grM  to keep abreast of the latest 
progress of the event.

VI. Publication

The notice calling for route design proposals is published online by the Global 
Federation of News Agencies. The online publishing platform of the event is: 
http://xhtxs.cn/grM.

VII. Selection and Awards

The full score is set to be 100 points, with expert review accounting for 70% 
and online selection accounting for 30. Ten quality route designs will be 
selected from all the submitted works, including one first prize, two second 
prizes and three third prizes. Certificates and bonuses will be awarded to the 
route products that win the first, second and third prizes. 

Gansu locates in the northwest of china. As one of the ancient birthplaces of 
Chinese civilization, the culture of Gansu revolves around the Silk Road, the 
Great Wall and the Yellow River. There are seven world cultural heritage sites 
in Gansu: Mogao Grotto at Dunhuang is the largest extant Buddhist treasure 
trove in the world; Jiayuguan is the starting point of the Ming Dynasty Great 
Wall at the western end, known as The First and Greatest Pass under Heaven; 
located in Tianshui, the Maijishan Grottoes, one of the four most famous grotto 
sites in China, derived its name from the wheat stack-shaped mountain; and the 
copper flying horse, the logo of China tourism, was unearthed in Wuwei, Gansu 
Province.

Source: Gansu Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism

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