Lure of fireflies adds to attractions of springtime Lishui

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated : Apr 1, 2021 L M S

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As the spring season continues, the first firefly festival kicked off on March 29 – in Jiulong National Wetland Park in Lishui city, in East China's Zhejiang province – with the eagerly anticipated event set to run to April 15.

Lishui is a city renowned for its wonderful ecology and pristine environment and it has been making efforts to protect its ecology as well as develop its eco-tourism. Jiulong Wetland Park, one of the destinations for the initiative, has become a popular place to observe the habitat of fireflies.


Fireflies light up the night at Jiulong National Wetland Park. [Photo provide to chinadaily.com.cn]

With the opening of the festival, these twinkling and fascinating little creatures are expected to be a hot favorite for visitors to the park.

The festival also provides a platform for selling local agriculture products, cultural and creative goods and scrumptious local dishes.

Why not come to Jiulong National Wetland Park for an unforgettable night?


The Jiulong National Wetland Park in Lishui boasts a magnificent and pristine ecology and environment. [Photo provide to chinadaily.com.cn]