Andrew Trybus (right), Aryan Singh (left) with his friends at the camp in Yan’an
Yan’an, the cradle of Chinese revolution in Northwest China’s Shaanxi Province, has become one of the most popular red tourism destinations in China for people who are interested in the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Some 39 students who are from 16 countries including Australia, Brazil, India, Russia, Singapore, the US, the UK, Japan, South Korea and China made a two-day trip to Yan’an. It is famous for being the place where the CPC established its main base after the Long March.
The visitors practiced yangko, a traditional Chinese dance, made dumplings and visited Chinese revolutionary memorial sites such as Yan’an Revolutionary Memorial Hall, Yangjialing Revolutionary Site, where late Chairman Mao Zedong and Party leaders lived, and Baota Mountain. They also had a chance to witness rural revitalization.
The activity was part of a series of events for the 16th Shanghai…