China week in pictures | February 12-18, 2022
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. February 15 – 520 drones staged a special sky performance on Lantern Festival eve in #Guangzhou , #Guangdong province. Lantern Festival wishes and cheers for the athletes at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games were painting the skyline.
𝟮. February 13 – Visitors view and photograph plum blossoms in the Qingxiu Mountain scenic area in #Nanning , #Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region in the south of China. The Qingxiu Mountain scenic area is renowned for the beautiful plum blossom in early spring.
𝟯. February 15 – Children craft activities organised in Chaoyang district, #Beijing for Lantern Festival celebrations.
𝟰. February 12 – Shuai Xiaoyun, a 41-year-old doctor in mountainous Qituo village in Apengjiang, about 300km east from #Chongqing, on her way to pay a visit to one of her patients during recent snowfalls. She has been managing the village clinic for over 2 decades by herself, safeguarding the health of 963 villagers in 393 households.
𝟱. February 13 – Tourist yachts returning to a harbor in #Sanya, #Hainan province. This week is the last week of the school winter holidays in China with active domestic tourism, especially since China entrance restrictions due to COVID has minimized international travels. The local yacht industry has seen rapid development in recent years. More than 1 million trips were made by yachts in Sanya last year, a yoy increase of 45%.
𝟲. February 12 – Pre-enrollment test for students applying at the School of Dance at the Shandong College of Arts in #Jinan, #Shandong province. Nearly 4,000 applicants are competing for 56 available student spots in the school.
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