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Q66: Where is Shenzhen?

A: Shenzhen is located in the south of Guangdong Province, which is in the financial services area of the Pearl River Delta. It is adjacent to Kowloon, Hong Kong and Macao. You can overlook the North Area of Hong Kong. Shenzhen is usually called the "Backyard of Hong Kong", so it is quite convenient for Hong Kong one-day tour.

Q67: How is the climate in Shenzhen?

A: The climate in Shenzhen is fairly similar to that of Hong Kong. It lies in the subtropical zone. It is hot and rainy in summer.

Q68: How to arrive Shenzhen through Hong Kong?

A: You can take a ferry from Hong Kong International Airport to Shenzhen Shekou Port. You can also reach Shenzhen though Luohu Port, Huanggang Port (24h opened), Futian Port, and Shezhen Bay Port if you are a Hong Kong native or a foreign working in Hong Kong. 

Q69: What are the local food of Shenzhen?

A: The local food of Shenzhen include lychee, sweet carambola, tangerine, sand pear, oyster, abalone and prawn.

Q70: What are the famous attractions of Shenzhen? 

A: The famous attractions of Shenzhen include Da Meisha, Sino-England Street, Window of the World, Chi Wan, Xin’an Old Town, Dapeng Old Town, Splendid China, Happy Valley, OCT East, etc.    
For more information about Shenzhen transportation, hotel and tourism, please refer to the Website of Shenzhen Tourism: www.shenzhentour.com

Q1: What is ICIF?

A: China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair (ICIF) is the only nation-standard, international and comprehensive cultural fair in China. With the core of exhibition and exchange, ICIF is committed to building an exhibition and exchange platform for Chinese cultural products and projects, promoting the development of China’s cultural industry and the globalization of China’s cultural products.



Q2: Who hosts ICIF?

A: ICIF is hosted by Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China, State Administration of Radio and Television of the People’s Republic of China, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Guangdong Provincial People’s Government and Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government.


Q3: Who organizes ICIF?

A: ICIF is organized by Shenzhen Press Group, Shenzhen Media Group, Shenzhen Publication and Distribution Group Company, and Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Fair Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as ICIF Company).



Q4: What is the operation model of ICIF?

A: In the principles of “Internationalization, Professionalism, Market Orientation, Excellence Orientation and Standardization",ICIF founded the specialized exhibition organizing company – Shenzhen International Cultural Industry Fair Co., Ltd in 2005. It is in charge of organizing exhibitors and visitors, providing exhibition services, promoting the fair, and expanding the market for the main exhibition venue of ICIF. ICIF Company is owned by Shenzhen Press Group, and the shareholders include Shenzhen Press Group, Shenzhen Media Group and Shenzhen Publication and Distribution Group Company. The sub-venues of ICIF which are located in different districts of Shenzhen are mainly supervised by the Publicity Department of Shenzhen Municipal Government and Culture, Sports and Tourism Administration of Shenzhen Municipality. 


Q5: How often is ICIF held?

A: ICIF is held in the mid-May annually. The 13th ICIF will last for 5 days, among which the first 2 days will be the Buyers’ Days. In addition, according to the strategic planning of the “1+N”model of ICIF, there are also its derivative exhibitions ---Winter Expo on Arts and Crafts and Art Shenzhen, (Xuzhou) Folk Arts & Crafts Fair, Xinjiang Silk Road Cultural and Creative Industry Expo, etc.