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Taiyuan to Xi’an High-speed Railway Opens

Jul 09, 2014

On July 1, a high-speed railway line connecting Taiyuan South and Xi’an North officially opened. The new line, which is part of the Datong to Xi’an line, dramatically reduces travel time between the two cities from ten hours to just three. Read more>>

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Direct Flights from Xi’an to Moscow from July 1

Jun 13, 2014

From July 1, China Eastern Airlines will be offering direct flights between Xi’an and Moscow. ... Read More>>

Hainan Airlines to Open New Route from Hangzhou to Paris via Xi’an

Jun 12, 2014

This September a route from Hangzhou to Paris will officially open from Hainan airlines. The flight will fly to the city of love via Xi’an and will be available from September 3. ... Read More>>

Xi’an Jumps on Anti Terror Train with Assault Vehicles, Snipers and Drones

May 05, 2014

Xi’an is joining the rest of the country in seriously increasing its level of security. The ancient capital will now be patrolled by assault vehicles armed with drones, piloted by the newly established PTU (Police Tactical Unit). ... Read More>>

Strawberry Festival Hitting Up Xi’an May 17-18

May 04, 2014

Get ready to rock at the annual festival which is now taking over the mainland with events being held across the country. Strawberry offers an eclectic mix of Rock, Indie, Dance and Electronic music and will be returning to Daming Palace National Heritage ...... Read More>>

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport to Offer 72 Hour Transit Visas

Apr 18, 2014

Xi An Xianyang International Airport was recently approved by the state council to offer 72 transit visas to citizens of over 51 countries. Visitors who travel through Xi An will be able to leave the confines of the airport and explore the area within a 72 ...... Read More>>

French Violinist Gérard Poulet Performing in Xi’an March 31

Mar 06, 2014

French Violinist Gérard Poulet will hold his solo music concert in Xi’an on March 31. ... Read More>>

Lantern Festival at Tang Paradise Scenic Area in Xi’an Jan 23 – March 2

Jan 22, 2014

Tang paradise scenic area will be lit up with…yep you guessed it…LANTERNS for the next month. Go enjoy a traditional Chinese New Year with snacks, lanterns and a light display. ... Read More>>

Xi’an Endures Three Days of Hazardous Pollution

Dec 23, 2013

From December 16 to 18, Xi’an endured three days of hazardous pollution. On December 18 PM2.5 levels reached 500. This is Xi’an most serious haze since winter began. ... Read More>>

Berlin Symphony Orchestra to Perform New Year’s Concert in Xi’an on January 1

Dec 18, 2013

The Berlin Symphony Orchestra from Germany will be performing a New Year’s concert at the Xi’an Music Hall on January 1. ... Read More>>

Xi’an to Launch New Seattle Route on October 30

Oct 24, 2013

Hainan Airlines will launch a new route from Xi’an to Seattle on October 30. The flight will operate two flights per week on Wednesdays and Saturdays respectively. ... Read More>>

Discounts on Trains from Xi’an to Various Destinations Throughout Nov and Dec

Oct 12, 2013

From November 1 to December 31 you can get out of Xian for a little bit cheaper. Discounts will be available on 12 of the high speed and bullet trains leaving from Xi’an to various destinations. ... Read More>>

Three Visitors Flung from Ride at Xi’an Qinling Amusement Park

Sep 17, 2013

The Qinling Amusement Park in Xi’an has been temporarily shut after three visitors were hurled from a high-speed windmill-like ride on September 15. ... Read More>>

Xi’an’s Subway Line 1 Open Since Sep 15

Sep 16, 2013

Subway Line 1 began operations on a trial basis on September 15. The first phase of the line runs in a west-east direction, covering 25.5 km of track and servicing 19 stations. ... Read More>>

2013 Xi’an Punk Festival Kicks Off Sep 20

Aug 22, 2013

Get ready for a night of musical mayhem when the 2013 Punk Festival hits Xi’an on September 20. ... Read More>>

“New York New York”: Euro-US Joint Production Comes to Xi’an Aug 16-17

Jul 25, 2013

A Euro-US production of hit theater show “New York New York” is set to charm Xi’an on August 16-17, and will take place at the Sofitel Convention Center and Grand Theater. ... Read More>>

Xi’an Strawberry Music Festival Kicks Off June 1-2

May 16, 2013

The 2013 Xi’an Strawberry Music Festival takes place at the Daming Palace Ruins Park on June 1-2 and features three stages and stellar line-up of Mainland acts, as well as a handful of Taiwanese acts. ... Read More>>

Xi’an’s Chanba Wetland Park to Open Apr 28

Apr 26, 2013

The new Chanba Wetland Park in Xi’an is set to open its doors to visitorson April 28. ... Read More>>

Beijing Band Nova Heart Perform in Xi’an Mar 22

Mar 19, 2013

Beijing indie-electro band Nova Heart are set to play a gig at Xi’an’s Aperture Club on March 22. ... Read More>>

Indie Heroes Queen Sea Big Shark to Rock Xi’an Mar 17

Mar 13, 2013

Beijing electro-rock band Queen Sea Big Shark will perform at Xi’an’s Moonkey Bar on March 17. ... Read More>>

Xi’an Archaeologists Discover Tang Dynasty “Public Cemetery”

Mar 06, 2013

Archaeologists in Xi’an have recently discovered a 1,300 year-old Tang Dynasty “public cemetery” where the bodies of palace maids are believed to be buried. ... Read More>>

Award Winning Dance Show “The Peacock” Sways Into Xi’an Mar 13-15

Feb 22, 2013

Yang Liping's "The Peacock" will be staged at the Shaanxi Grand Auditorium on March 13-15. ... Read More>>

Xi’an Temple Fair Open Feb 10-24

Feb 06, 2013

The Xi’an Temple Fair will be held at the Small Wild Goose Pagoda from February 10-24. ... Read More>>

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival in Xi’an Opens Feb 3 Hot

Jan 29, 2013

The Xi'an Tang Paradise Chinese New Year Lantern Festival will be held at the Lotus Garden from February 3 to March 11. ... Read More>>

Shaanxi New Year’s Shopping Festival Opens

Jan 18, 2013

The 2013 Shaanxi New Year’s Shopping Festival is being held at the Xi'an Qujiang International Convention and Exhibition Center and the Shaanxi Province Stadium until February 6. ... Read More>>

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