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Holding on for sure joy

Tourists enjoy rafting down a 260-meter slope in a rubber dinghy in a canyon in Tonglu county, East China's Zhejiang Province on Tuesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/7 17:38:41

Heart felt

The necks of black swans form a heart while paddling in a lotus pond at China's Old Summer Palace in Beijing on Saturday. Wednesday is Qixi Festival, which is also known as the Chinese Valentine's Day. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/6 18:54:17

No room at the beach

Thousands of locals and tourists flock to beach in Dalian, Northeast China's Liaoning Province on Sunday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/5 18:39:44

Field of love

Huge drawings in a rice paddy depict scenes from a traditional Chinese romantic legend involving a human and a fairy in Yancheng, East China's Jiangsu Province. It was made to welcome Qixi Festival which is also known as Chinese Valentine's Day on Wednesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/5 18:39:26

Talented teens

Teen competitors from the island of Taiwan and East China's Jiangsu Province on Saturday make a mini electric vehicle with a model of a traditional Chinese opera singer on display at the youth science and technology innovation competition. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/4 18:00:29

All dressed up

All dressed up A young woman in cosplay style at 2019ChinaJoy, the international digital entertainment exhibit, in Shanghai on Friday. The four-day event started on Thursday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/4 18:00:16

Strange surroundings

A penguin checks out its new surroundings in Haichang Ocean Park in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province. More than 20 penguins arrived at their new home in the park on Wednesday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/1 18:28:24

Heat dousing

A man in Changsha, Central China's Hunan Province gets cooled off during a water-sprinkling festival on Wednesday. Temperatures soared to 37 C in the city on Thursday. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/8/1 18:28:07

Real floral pattern

A drawing with the center cut out is placed in front of a garden of chrysanthemum in Binzhou, East China's Shandong Province. It looks like the woman in the black and white drawing is wearing a colorful floral dress. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/7/31 19:32:37

Messy chugger

A competitor gulps down a bottle of beer on Tuesday during the 29th Qingdao International Beer Festival in Qingdao, East China's Shandong Province. Six competitors advanced to the finals. The fastest drinker finished a beer in four seconds. Photo: IC
Source: IC | 2019/7/31 19:32:21

Tiny mouthful

A hippo in a zoo in Yantai, East China's Shandong Province eats half a watermelon in one bite on Monday, as temperatures reached close to the mid-30s C. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/30 18:32:03

Disabled not disheartened

Artist Wang Yongchun, 56, in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province on Monday uses his mouth to hold a paintbrush. Wang supported three daughters through university by selling his paintings. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/30 18:31:48

Too cool to fly

A group of Spider-men take a dip on Saturday at a water park in Southwest China's Chongqing, where temperatures soared to 40 C on the weekend. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/29 18:15:46

Elegant pose

Teenage opera performers from the Macao Special Administrative Region perform Chinese traditional opera on Sunday during the opening ceremony of an art exchange camp for young people from Guangzhou in South China's Guangdong Province, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/29 18:15:16

Melon cubed

A supermarket in Yichang, Central China's Hubei Province sells weird watermelons. Each of 10 kilograms costs 280 yuan ($41). The watermelons were grown in cubes to create the effect. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/28 18:40:02

Tang time

To promote ancient manners, traditional costume enthusiasts on Saturday perform Tang Dynasty dance and court etiquette on the streets of Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Photo: VCG
Source: VCG | 2019/7/28 18:39:45

Spellbinding artifacts

Visitors view ancient artifacts at an exhibition titled Liangzhu and Ancient China: 5,000 years of civilization, being held at the Palace Museum in Beijing on Tuesday.
Source: IC | 2019/7/17 17:03:41

Captured eclipse

A composite photo shows all the phases of a partial lunar eclipse over a residential community in Kuqa county, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, on Wednesday.
Source: IC | 2019/7/17 17:03:40