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  • Gordon Dumoulin

China week in pictures | April 10-16, 2021

A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...

𝟭. April 10 – About 12,000 runners competed in the 2021 Xiamen marathon, an internationally prominent and beautiful marathon.

𝟮. April 10 - A 135m long, 3m high scroll painting showing the 2,500-year history of China's Grand Canal debuted at the National Museum of China in Beijing. 15 artists have worked on this immense artwork picturing the UNESCO heritage site since 2018.

𝟯. April 14 – ‘Unearthing’ and vine stretching at a winery in the Helan mountains, Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Vines are buried under ground during the cold winter and taken out and stretched beginning of April.

𝟰. April 15 – 35 km Wanning coastal tourist highway on Hainan island. The highway is part of the recently published blueprint to build a 988-kilometer scenic highway around the island.

𝟱. April 16 – Chongqing municipality put its first driverless rail transit system, BYD SkyShuttle, into operation in Bishan district.

𝟲. April 13 –Hainan Li and Miao Traditional Sanyuesan Festival in Sanya, South China's Hainan province

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Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography

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