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China week in pictures | July 10-16, 2021

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


𝟭. July 14 – People watch a poster about the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO at Zhuzifang Block in the ancient city of Fuzhou, Fujian Province. The online 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of #UNESCO is hosted by Fuzhou from July 16-30.



𝟮. July 14 – The 31st Hong Kong Book Fair, which was postponed for a year due to COVID-19, opened Wednesday in Hong Kong with more than 700 exhibitors showcasing a wide range of books and literary products.



𝟯. July 15 - People in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous region, Guizhou province, celebrate the traditional Liuyueliu festival. Liuyueliu, which falls on the sixth day of the sixth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, is celebrated by ethnic groups in the province, such as the Miao, Buyi, Tujia and Zhuang.



𝟰. July 11 – People play table tennis on a stone table while using bricks as a net at a shopping area decorated to a market in the the 1990's in Shanghai, bringing back some memories for the local neighborhood.



𝟱. July 13 – A student has her tassels turned at a graduation ceremony at Peking University in #Beijing. About 3,000 undergraduates received bachelor's degrees from the prestigious university.



𝟲. July 10 – An actress releases flower petals during the Langtaosha Beidaihe show in the popular coastal beach town of Beidaihe in Hebei province. Inspired by a poem written by Mao Zedong, the immersive show uses performance and creative illumination to entertain the summer beach tourists.



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Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography

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