China week in pictures | March 12-18, 2022
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. March 15 – Photographer takes photos of egrets at Xiangshan forest park in #Nanchang, the capital of #Jiangxi Province. The park is dubbed as the "egret kingdom" with large flocks of egrets migrating to nest and breed during the breeding season each year.
𝟮. March 16 – Cherry trees in pink and white are in full bloom at Wuhan University in Wuhan, Hubei province. The campus is known for its many trees — more than 2,000 cherry trees in 20 varieties, including species from Japan, Yunnan province and Fujian province. Because of epidemic controls, the campus is not open to the public currently. But the university will livestream views of the trees from Friday to Sunday through social media platforms.
𝟯. March 18 – Rare spring snowfall in #Beijing, about 15cm of snow fell in the capital and North China. Picture in Tongzhou district, Beijing.
𝟰. March 12 – Children and their parents take part in tree-planting during National Tree Planting Day at the wasted Donghouziyu quarry in Jizhou district, #Tianjin municipality.
𝟱. March 16 – A team of 300 Chinese mainland medical workers gets ready to depart from Liantang Port in #Shenzhen, #Guangdong province, for #Hongkong to help with the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic.
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography