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2017 Shanghai Auto Culture Festival opens in Jiading

( chinadaily.com.cn ) 2017-04-11

2017 Shanghai Auto Culture Festival opens in Jiading

The 2017 Shanghai Auto Culture Festival kicks off on April 7 in Shanghai's Jiading district. The event runs for more than a month this year. [Photo/WeChat account: jiadingmh]

The 2017 Shanghai Auto Culture Festival, spanning more than a month this year, opened on April 7 in Shanghai's Jiading district.

The festival will host a total of 13 activities, including auto races and trips to local attractions. The event aims to give auto fans a motoring feast and to enable visitors to enjoy the beauty of Jiading.

A variety of top-rated races are geared up for auto enthusiasts, including the Formula One Chinese Grand Prix, Renault Clio Cup China Series, GT Masters, and FRD LMP3 Series.

2017 Shanghai Auto Culture Festival opens in Jiading

Racers line up on the grid at the Shanghai International Circuit in Jiading. [Photo/jiading.gov.cn]

Auto-themed exhibitions such as Ferrari's 70th anniversary exhibition and an international recreational vehicle show will also be organized. The activities are expected to give visitors a better understanding of Shanghai International Automobile City located in Jiading's Anting town.

One highlight was the Shanghai for All Seasons•Jiading Theme Park, serving as a window to understand all aspects of district. It will showcase the latest technology in new energy vehicles and smart internet-connected cars, promote art, introduce local tourism resources, and display traditional Chinese culture.

Visitors can also learn about auto history and culture at the Shanghai Auto Expo Park, enjoy a variety of vintage cars at the Shanghai Auto Museum, and go see auto manufacturing at SAIC Volkswagen.

MAIL TO DISTRICT CHIEFzxi@jiading.gov.cn

ATTRACTIONS

Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.