Shanxi Daily reporter Yuan Zhaohui reported: On July 8, the second National Youth Games physical torch was delivered to Xiangcheng District, which was the last stop of the Erqing Club Torch in Chenzhou. At this point, the activities of the Erqinghui Entity Torch, which received much attention from the society, ended successfully in Chenzhou.
At 9 o'clock in the morning, after the wonderful singing and dancing performance, the torch relay starting ceremony was held at the Jinsha Botanical Garden in Xiangcheng District. The first torchbearer, Lu Zeyun, escorted the runners and held the torch high. 50 torchbearers relayed along Wanda Plaza, China Postal Savings Bank, Weicheng District People's Hospital, Licheng District No. 1 Middle School, Licheng District People's Government, and Dongcheng Old Town East Gate, and finally reached the end of Chongfu Temple Square. The entire journey is 4.8 kilometers. During the torch relay process, the solemn torch relay team always smiled and filled with spirits, attracting tens of thousands of people and students along the line to hold the national flag and the “Two Greens” emblem, and enthusiastically cheered for the torchbearers.
The city has a long history. In the late Paleolithic period 28,000 years ago, the “squatting people” flourished here. The famous “Ma Yingzhi” in history is here. The famous female poet Ban Han of the Western Han Dynasty, Zhang Liao, the famous star of the Three Kingdoms, and the famous monk of the Northern Qi Dynasty were born here. The tourism resources of Wucheng District are very rich. There are Chongfu Temple, a national key cultural relics unit, a provincial-level key cultural relics unit, and Ma Mahan tomb. In addition, there are also gods known as “the West Lake”. Scenic spots such as the head spring and the Zijingshan Nature Reserve. In recent years, Wucheng District has taken cultural tourism as a strategic pillar industry, comprehensively promoted the development of cultural tourism integration, and received good results. Tourism revenue has maintained steady growth for many years.Yuan Zhaohui Shanxi Daily)