China Through the Yangtze River
Venevision International and CCTV China proudly present a magnificent documentary: China Through the Yangtze River. Sailing from Oinghai to Shanghai, the river is over 6,000 kilometers long and crosses from the smallest of villages to the most spectacular of metropolises. China Through the Yangtze River carries you away, its strength captures you, its riches captivate you and its people invite you to uncover the history of ancient China through its waters.
Travleing along the third longest river in the world, you will discover the land were one fifth of the world's population resides and where the home of the 2008 Olympic Games were held. You'll visit many provinces including Qinghai, Tibet, Yunnan, Sichuan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu and Shanghai. You'll climb mountains higher than 5,000 meters above sea level covered in ice and snow. You'll be immersed in the depths of the ferocious waters of the Yangtze River and have the opportunity to get to know this mystical place.
Learn about the simplicity and perseverance of its people who are an example of growth and constant development. and just as everlasting as the Yangtze River. Which, in fact, is the greatest water dam ever to have been built. The dam holds over forty billion tons of water and has forced hundreds of communities to leave their homelands and farms to be submerged in the waters of the river. Their sacrifices allowed for the most ambitious engineering project in the history of humanity: The Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydro-electric water dam in the world and vital to the development of China. Discover what the future holds for those over 2 million relocated residents and how the project helped in the development of China.
Discover the Yangtze River and through the river, discover China.