China week in pictures | February 5-11, 2022
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𝟭. February 11 – Villagers transplant watermelon seedlings at a planting base in Gaochong Village, #Sichuan Province. Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) is the start for many farmers in especially South China for the new season of planting.
𝟮. February 8 – More than 600 migrant workers from Zunyi prefecture, #Guizhou province, going back to work after their Spring Festival holidays. Special return train trips have been running free of charge this year for migrant workers who like to return to their hometowns in Zunyi prefecture during Chinese New Year.
𝟯. February 6 – China women’s soccer team beat South Korea 3-2 from two goals down in the dramatic final of the AFC Women's Asian Cup in Mumbai, India. The “Steel Roses” as the women’s soccer team is also called won its record ninth Asian Cup title since the last championship in 2006.
𝟰. February 8 – Dragon dances in Guide county, #Qinghai province in North-West China. Teams from around the county performed at the event.
𝟱. February 8 – Children learn how to ski at #Chengdu Sunac Snow World in Dujiangyan, #Sichuan province. The #Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics have stimulated many people around China to try winter sports this winter holiday.
𝟲. February 5 – ‘Shower’ of molten iron sparkles to celebrate Spring Festival in Yinchuan, #Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in North-West China. This special kind of fireworks is known as datiehua, literally "striking iron flowers".
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography