China week in pictures | January 22-28, 2022
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. January 26 – The first Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) for Universal Studios Beijing. Opened last year, Universal Studios Beijing has prepared for upcoming Spring Festival with street decorations and cartoon characters dressed up in traditional Chinese clothing.
𝟮. January 25 – The Changxin Palace Lamp, a bronze artifact dating back to the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 24), has been the base for the design of the Beijing 2022 Olympics flame lantern. The ancient lamp is displayed during an exhibition at the Palace Museum in #Beijing. #winterolympics
𝟯. January 25 – 10 days from the opening ceremony of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, the Olympic Games volunteers started operating 758 volunteer service stations in Beijing in the morning of January 25. Until the end of the Beijing Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, the volunteers will undertake tasks at the venues and its communities around.
𝟰. January 24 – Bakeries are getting ready for the Tiger Year celebrations. This artisanal bakery in #Anhui province is preparing special tiger buns.
𝟱. January 23 – A robotic tiger is tested in Taierzhuang ancient town in Zaozhuang, #Shandong provincefor the upcoming new Year of the Tiger celebrations.
𝟲. January 23 – Workers install sleepers for the #Fuzhou-#Xiamen high-speed railway (HSR) track in Putian, #Fujian province. The 284 km railway, with a speed up to 350 kilometers per hour, is almost ready for operation, with the sleepers installation being the second last step before finally laying the tracks. It is the second parallel HSR track between both cities as the first track (2010, 200km/h) has reached full capacity.
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