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Village in Henan becomes tourist complex for art students

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20:02, August 22, 2020

Students sketch in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and hotels have bee

Feng Yake (1st L) welcomes students in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays

Feng Yake walks past a homestay in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and

People walk past a wall with paintings in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 20, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homest

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows a view of Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays a

Photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows a view of Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and hote

Feng Yake answers a client's phone in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays

Buses are seen in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and hotels have been

Students wearing their painted masks pose for a photo in Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 20, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total o

Feng Yake serves food for students in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 20, 2020 shows a view of Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays a

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows a view of Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays a

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 20, 2020 shows villagers in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestay

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 19, 2020 shows a view of Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays a

Feng Yake (R) instructs students in sketching in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new

Villager Wang Cuifen makes a souvenir apron in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new h

A visitor walks past a painted wall in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 20, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays

Feng Yake (L) paints in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and hotels hav

An art enthusiast paints at a homestay in Sanhe Village of Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 20, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homest

Students sketch in Sanhe Village in Songxian County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 19, 2020. Stylish residences, impressive paintings on walls and modern homestays and hotels are in sight when tourists walk around in Sanhe Village. It is difficult for them to imagine that this village, located in mountainous area, was once deeply impoverished. In 2016, as a native, Feng Yake went back to his hometown for entrepreneurship. Learning art for years, he is fully aware of the value and potential of the village. "As an art major, I taught students painting. Art students need a good place to practice and sketch, and the views here make Sanhe a superb training base for art students." Feng started a four-floor hotel for art students, and his "art business" has been in full bloom. His experience motivated other villagers. With the support from local government, villagers improved infrastructure and renovated their houses through resettlement. A total of 25 new homestays and hotels have bee

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