5 things you probably did not know about our 2017 Host City

It is quite big…..Changsha is the second largest city in central China and is developing rapidly into an international metropolis with a population of 10 million. It is the capital city of Hunan Province, with a population of 67 million.

Changsha is the place to sample the famed Hunan cuisine: often spicy, diverse dishes are prepared with a wide array of native ingredients. Don’t miss Changsha’s famed Liuyang lobster sauce.

The revered Yuelu Mountain in Changsha is home to one of the world’s oldest universities, Yuelu Academy, built in 976.

Hunan is the birthplace of Chairman Mao Zedong – his former home is located just outside Changsha.

China’s Hainan Airlines is launching a new direct London-Changsha non-stop route in April 2017 – perfect timing for your visit to WFF!