Guangzhou International Lighting Festival Opens Tonight

- Nov 18, 2019-

Guangzhou Municipal Public Security Bureau announced yesterday that the 2018 Guangzhou International Lighting festival will officially open on the evening of November 26, with four exhibition areas, namely, the main venue of Huacheng square, six bridges in the front channel of the Pearl River (Jiefang Bridge, Haiyin bridge, Liede Bridge, Haizhu bridge, Jiangwan bridge, South China Bridge), 12 corridors in the Pearl River New City, and Huangpu sub venue (Huangpu science square, Ruifeng Center). During the event, Guangzhou police will work with relevant departments to strengthen the social inspection and control of the event site to ensure the smooth progress of Guangzhou International Lighting Festival and the safety of life and property of public tourists.

It is reported that the main venue of the Guangzhou International Lighting festival will be fully enclosed, ranging from Huangpu Avenue along Zhujiang East Road and Zhujiang West Road to Linjiang Avenue; the main venue of Huacheng Plaza will be set with two entrance channels, which are located in the north square of Huacheng plaza near Huangpu Avenue area, and other intersections will be subject to the control measures of "only going out and not going in", while the central square and South Square will be set only Exit, no entrance, please follow the route from north to south. The underground space of Huacheng square will not allow people to directly reach the ground square.

During the lighting Festival, in order to ensure the smooth participation of public tourists in the Guangzhou International Lighting Festival and the safe, orderly and timely transportation on site, Guangzhou traffic police will implement temporary traffic control on the surrounding roads such as Linjiang Avenue, Huaxia Road and Xiancun road in the Huacheng square area. At that time, the public transport lines must bypass other sections.

Guangzhou police remind: there are 40 sets of lighting works in this Guangzhou International Lighting Festival.

Among them, the deadline for the exhibition of lighting works in Huacheng square is December 4, the deadline for Huangpu branch venue is December 10, and the deadline for the exhibition of six bridges in the Pearl River and 12 corridors in the Pearl River new town is April 25, 2019.

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Please pay attention to the following items and arrange the viewing plan in advance.

Notes on viewing Guangzhou International Light Festival

1. The entrance to the main venue of Guangzhou International Lighting Festival is only set in the area near Huangpu Avenue, North Square of Huacheng square. Please follow Zhujiang East Road and West Road to the entrance of North Square.

2. As the underground space of Huacheng square is not allowed to go directly to the ground square during the activity, please go to the entrance of Zhujiang East Road and West Road to the ground, and then go to the entrance of North Square along Zhujiang East Road and West Road.

3. From November 26 to December 2, the lighting show of Guangzhou tower will be played in three sessions every night. The first session will start at 19:00, the second session will start at 20:00, and the third session will start at 21:00. Each lighting show will be played for 8-10 minutes. Please arrange your time reasonably.

4. During the Guangzhou International Lighting Festival, a large number of people flow guidance and path indication signs will be set up in Huacheng square area and underground space. Please follow the signs.

5. During the Guangzhou International Lighting Festival, please work and live in the Huacheng square area, reasonably set up the action route according to the needs, and suggest to choose public transport means to travel safely and orderly.

6. In response to the large passenger flow during the activity, Guangzhou Metro will temporarily adjust the operation of some stations, and relevant information will be informed in advance through the electronic display screen, broadcast, official microblog of the metro, etc. Please pay attention.

7. Due to the large flow of light saving people, please improve the awareness of safety precautions, take good care of the elderly and children around you, consciously abide by the relevant regulations, and obey the command of the site staff.

An appointment system will be held on 3 and 4, 8.12, and the planned visitors will register in the official public number of Guangzhou International Light Festival within 24 hours before the start of the event.

9. Please pay attention to the official information of the event in real time and ensure that you and your relatives and friends can experience the Guangzhou International Lighting Festival safely and smoothly.