Troupers perform a folk dance of Mongolian ethnic group at the closing ceremony of a national folk dance performance event in Hohhot, capital of north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, July 11, 2017. Different folk dances of over 20 ethnic groups were staged during the four-day performance event.
A woman of Yi ethnic group shows the embroidery to a tourist in Yiren Ancient Town in Chuxiong Yi Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Yunnan Province, July 16, 2017. More than 60 folk embroidery workers gathered in Chuxiong for an ethnic embroidery show on Sunday. With typical Yi ethnic style, they embroider the clothes with images of plants and animals. #yi#beautiful#town#art#china#yunnan#embroidery#clothes#traditional#culture
Shadow puppet artist Xue Hongquan colors a creation in Weinan City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, July 15, 2017. Xue, an inheritor of shadow puppet in #Weinan City, combined the European ballet, American pop music with the Chinese traditional shadow puppet show. #art#shadowpuppet#beautiful#culture#chinese
Baofeng County in mid-eastern China's Henan Province is the hometown of Ru porcelain. In recent years, Ru porcelain artists have combined white southern ceramic items with the traditional northern glaze and made innovations in the artform. By doing so, they have produced some oustanding colorful and creative Ru porcelain works.
Photo taken on July 11, 2017 shows two blue-throated bee-eaters on a withered branch in Nanping, southeast China's Fujian Province. Blue-throated bee-eater is a kind of summer visitor who mainly feeds on bees, dragonflies and butterflies. They tend to nest in sound ecological environment. #birds#beautiful#tiny#colors#colorful#nature
People of the Yi ethnic group, together with tourists, celebrate the annual Torch Festival in Xichang City, Liangshan Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, July 17, 2017. The festival, an important and long-standing traditional festival among the Yi ethnic group, includes an evening bonfire party with singing, dancing and other activities.
Men dance with their cheeks or back pierced with steel needles during a ritual ceremony in Tongren County of Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China's Qinghai Province, July 17, 2017. "Gathering of the sixth month" is a festival with a history of more than 1,400 years in the region. #ceremony#Traditional#qinghai#china
Photo taken on July 20, 2017 shows tourists enjoying a moment in Nanji islands in east China's Zhejiang Province. The archipelago, one of five China's first marine nature reserves, also famous for its heavenly scenery, is in its tourist season. #summer#sea#vacation#fun
An all-people photography and graphics design "contest” started in the morning of July 19 when a rare halo occurred in the sky of Ningbo, Hangzhou and other cities of Zhejiang province in eastern China. Citizens posted photos on social media of this spectacular scenery taken from different angles and even designed a creative series of funny pictures about the halo. #photography#nice#sun#contest#light#halo
A giant panda enjoys an ice cube inside an air-conditioned enclosure at Shanghai Zoo in east China's Shanghai, July 21, 2017. The meteorological department of east China metropolis Shanghai recorded an air temperature of 40.9 degrees Celsius (105.6 degrees Fahrenheit) at around 2 p.m. Friday, the highest on record in the city in 145 years. The Shanghai Zoo has took many measures to keep the animals cool. #summer#cool#hot#shanghai#zoo#china#animal#fun#like
The Sixth Aircraft Owner and Pilot Association Fly-in was held on July 21 by China' s Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association in Huangping County, southwestern China’s Guizhou province, China News reported. Many world-renowned teams performed aerobatic stunts for the audience. #aircarft#china#nice