China week in pictures | October 23-29, 2021
A weekly picture selection of other news, events or sights in China...
𝟭. October 23 – A herder is driving his yaks into a shed after a sudden heavy snowfall on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in #Qinghai province. Weather forecasts have predicted more snowfall and a drop in temperature for the area.
𝟮. October 24 – Contestants participate in the second round of the 500-meter single-paddle race on the Suzhou River in #Shanghai. The Head of the Shanghai River Regatta featured men's, women's and mixed crews of eight with a coxswain. Forty-six rowing teams participated in the event.
𝟯. October 29 - China's northernmost ski resort, the Arctic Ski Resort in Mohe, #Heilongjiang province, welcomed its first visitors for the winter season.
𝟰. October 26 – The 11th Panchen Lama, Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu, attends a debate at the Tashilhunpo Monastery in the city of Xigaze, #Tibet autonomous region. After more than 20 years of sutra study, the 11th Panchen Lama has attained the highest degree in exoteric teachings of the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism, equivalent to a doctoral degree in modern education.
𝟱. October 26 – Students try their hand at curling at a primary school in Handan, #Hebei province, as the 100-day countdown began for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
𝟲. October 29 – A renewable geothermal energy heating system for residential area started operation in Xiong’an New City in Hebei province.
Picture courtesy : various news sites or own photography