CULTURE TV series on rural poverty alleviation set for August prime-time slot

CULTURE

TV series on rural poverty alleviation set for August prime-time slot

Xinhua

21:36, July 25, 2019

BEIJING, July 25 (Xinhua) -- "Candlenut Trees Blossom," or Lan Tong Hua Kai in Chinese, a TV drama series on Chinese farmers overcoming poverty is set to be aired in China in August, according to a press conference Thursday.

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Covering a period of nearly 40 years, the story tells of a poor village becoming prosperous thanks to poverty alleviation efforts that are led by the government and joined by all villagers.

It portrays a series of primary-level officials in rural China who are dedicated to the poverty battle.

The series will be aired in prime-time slots on the TV drama channel of China Central Television, or CCTV-8, starting Aug. 1, with three episodes aired each night.

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