China Nanhai Guanyin Culture Festival is one of the three major festivals in Zhoushan. Inspired by the profound Guanyin culture of Mount Putuo, the festival focuses on building a cultural environment in Mount Putuo by advocating Guanyin spirit and culture.
The ancient bed made in late Qing Dynasty (AD1644-1911) is the most precious treasure in Zhoushan Museum's "century-old bed exhibition". The craftsman is unknown already, but the excellent workmanship and exquisite engraving is amazing to us.
Zhoushan Gong and Drum as a famous folk art, is quite expressive. The performance is mainly accompanied with the Chinese traditional instruments, such as gong, drum, cymbal, and suona, and supplemented by Sizhu, traditional stringed and woodwind instruments.
Wengzhou Zoushu is a traditional folk art in Zhoushan Islands. An Axiao, from Zhenhai, Ningbo, is the founder of Wengzhou Zoushu, whose prentice is Wo Mianding, a landmark figure in Wengzhou Zoushu’s history.
"Flea dance", a traditional dance for celebrating harvest among Zhoushan fishermen, received its name for its flea-like dancing postures and movements.
Since 2015 the annual Zhoushan Islands Marathon has gained a significant reputation thanks to its amazing coastal race route.
Nansha Sand Beach of Zhujiajian Island provides high-quality sea sand for sand sculptures. Since 1999, the Zhoushan International Sand Sculpture Festival has been held every September.
Since 2015, Zhoushan has been the permanent site of the International Island Tourism Conference, which is a kind of fair for both tourists and tourism-related industries.
The Echo Literary Awards Ceremony is an activity to commemorate Echo, a famous Taiwan author who lived in the Sahara Desert and wrote many interesting stories. Its ancestral home is at Xiaosha Town of Zhoushan.
In 2014, the Dinghai district government launched an activity named “Hiking in Dinghai”, attracting many sport lovers to join in through a series of mountaineering activities.
At the end of August and beginning of September, many renowned musicians gather in Nansha Sand Beach of Zhujiajian for this festival.
Zhoushan is the largest archipelago in China and a world renowned fishery city. There is a group of fishermen painters here.
The Zhoushan "green eyebrows" wooden sailing boat is the main transportation tool in the sea and fishing equipment in both in ancient and modern Zhejiang province.
Golden statue of Guanyin is composed of the backlight and the lotus base. It adopted the traditional "fine skill in the palace", which is known to the world as an exquisite handcraft skill.