On September 23, under the theme of “celebrating harvest, spreading culture and rejuvenate the rural areas”, Lu’an 2019 China Farmer Harvest Festival was held in the Yu’an District Agricultural Affairs Service Center located in Huazu Village, Jiangjiadian Town. Gao Bin, member of Municipal Standing Committee and secretary of the Politics and Law Committee, and Wang Lan, the deputy mayor, attended the opening ceremony.
Wang addressed in the speech that Lu’an is a major city of agriculture. After 40 years of reform and opening-up, especially after the 18th National Congress of the CPC, the agriculture and rural economy of our city has gained enormous achievements and earth-shaking changes. The status and initiative of farmers has been greatly enhanced. It is expected that cadres and the people can all spend more efforts on rejuvenating the rural areas. The good timing of harvesting is leveraged to show determination, boost confidence, and encourage all to get involved to further overcome poverty.
There were eye-catching art shows performed at the opening ceremony. The outstanding inheritor of intangible cultural heritage, as well as the outstanding leaders for rural development, have been honored, and the evaluation results for Best Agricultural Products of Lu’an was released and awards were given. Moreover, farmers shared how they harvest on site, different agricultural products competed for winning the awards, the farming culture was shown to the audience, the intangible heritages of Lu’an city were exhibited, special local delicacy were presented, etc.