The city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region has a clothing store that says it is a fusion of online and offline business to bring customers a brand new shopping experience, while bucking the growing trend for online shopping across and nation and even the world.
When China's traditional Spring Festival joined the West's Valentine's Day, on Feb 14 this year, in Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, they seemed the perfect partners, fitting each other to a T, with both retailers and restaurateurs reporting good business as people snatched up all kinds of Valentine's Day gifts, from flowers to chocolates to fashion and hitting a new high.
There was a celebration for Spring Festival in the city of Baotou's worker's culture palace, in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, on Jan 27, with hundreds of performers showing the local culture through dances, songs and other traditional artistic expressions on stage.
The 1st China-Mongolia Snow Festival's entertainment activities are still open to visitors after getting underway in mid-January, providing a rare opportunity to join the party in the beautiful grasslands and in coming weeks, along with some amazing ice and snow sculptures and more winter activities are on the program.
There was a special wedding ceremony last week in the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region, which was broadcasted on WeChat, a social media platform, to let guests enjoy it and communicate with the newly-weds with real-time wishes and messages, according to Baotou Daily of Jan 25.
At a song festival in the city of Shanghai, on Jan 18, various bands and singers, including Hanggai and Peng Zhiqiang from the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, brought the audience a different world of song and a unique style from the Mongolian prairie, with splendid performances.
Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology in the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia recently got some self-service parcel pickup machines for the convenience of students from Jinlinbao, an express business with the focus on self-help machines to meet the growing demand for safer places to leave parcels when recipient is not able to pick them up.
Passengers in the city of Baotou, Inner Mongolia autonomous region now can get real-time bus information on an App that came out recently, Baotou Daily reported on Jan 22, explaining that it gives bus location, estimated arrival time and information on the nearest bus stop.
A sacred ritual was held at the Mausoleum of Genghis Khan in Ejin Horo Banner on April 17, gathering hundreds of Mongolian people to worship and pray for favorable weather and family prosperity.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the autonomous region, during which various celebrations are planned to showcase its prosperity and ethnic diversity.