1. Chinese Tourists Spent Huge Money in May Day Holiday.

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Tourists take a sightseeing boat at night in the Taierzhuang ancient town scenic area in Zaozhuang, east China’s Shandong Province, May 3, 2019. Tourists logged 195 million domestic trips in China during the May Day holiday from Wednesday to Saturday, up 13.7 percent year on year. Tourism revenue increased by 16.1 percent to hit 117.7 billion yuan (about 24.8 billion AUD) in the four-day period, according to estimates given by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.

       2. China’s International Cartoon Fair Welcomes Record-high Participants.

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China’s major cartoon and animation fair saw a record of 1.43 million participants this year when it was conducted in Hangzhou, capital of east China’s Zhejiang Province.

The 15th China International Cartoon and Animation Festival (CICAF) drew over 2,645 enterprises from 86 countries and regions. U.S. cartoon heavyweight Disney attended the exhibition for the first time.

  1. “Tianjin Day” Theme Event Held At Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition.

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A young Chinese actor performs Kuaiban, a form of Chinese folk art of storytelling accompanied by bamboo clappers, during the “Tianjin Day” theme event held as part of the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Yanqing District, Beijing, capital of China.

  1. Poverty Alleviation Workshops In Hebei. China

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Workers process clothes at a poverty alleviation workshop in Yingshouyingzi coal mining quarters, Chengde, north China’s Hebei Province. Yingshouyingzi coal mining quarters encourages local enterprises to establish poverty alleviation workshops in villages to help local residents get employed.

5, Glass Bridge At Huaxi World Adventure Park In East China’s Jiangsu

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Aerial photo taken on May 4, 2019 shows tourists walking on a glass bridge at the Huaxi World Adventure Park in Huaxi Village of Jiangyin City, east China’s Jiangsu Province. The 518-meter-long glass bridge hangs more than 100 meters above ground. It is made of panes of 35-mm-thick glass. Each glass can hold a maximum weight of 4.7 tonnes. It would take 2,600 people at a time.

  1. China’s First Mars Simulation Base Open for Tourists

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A picture taken with a drone shows an aerial view of the C-Space Project, a Mars simulation base in the Gobi Desert in Jinchang, Gansu Province, China. The C-Space Project Mars Base opened officially on 17 April 2019 with the aim to educate and provide an environment for tourists to experience life on planet Mars. The location is chosen to simulate the landscape and harsh conditions of living on Mars as much as possible. 

  1. Chinese Leaf Carving Gets International Attention

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Deng Weiwei’s leaf carvings, like this panda work, attracted a lot of attention at the recent International Handicrafts Trade Fair in Florence, Italy. (Photo credits to chinadaily.com.cn)

  1. Discovering Confucius’ Legacy Through Travel

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Solemn Confucian rituals at Shangri-La Hotel Tianjin 2019 (Photo credits to Bruce Connolly/chinadaily.com.cn) At Tianjin’s Shangri-La Hotel, people witnessed with fascination a historic daily pageant performed in its expansive lobby. Artists dressed in elegant costumes went through classical rituals. The troupe was brought north by the tourism bureau of Shandong province’s Qufu, hometown of renowned philosopher and writer Confucius.

  1. Guangdong Sweeps Xinjiang 4-0 For 9th CBA Title

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May 3, 2019 shows Taam Guangdong celebrating during the trophy ceremony after the forth round game between Guangdong Dongguan and Xinjiang Guanghui at the 2018-2019 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) finals in Urumuqi, northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. Guangdong Dongguan won 103-98 and claimed the title with a total score of 4 games to nothing. 

  1. Group Wedding Ceremony In China’s Hainan Island

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A group of Chinese couples attend a group wedding ceremony at the Fenjiezhou Island scenic area in Lingshui Li Autonomous County, south China’s Hainan Province, May 2, 2019.

  1. Breath-taking Dragon And Lion Dance Competition

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People perform lion dance during a dragon and lion dance competition at Linyi University in Linyi, east China’s Shandong Province, May 4, 2019.

  1. Two More Cr200j Bullet Trains Assigned To Shanghai Train Depot To Cope With Travel Rush

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Photo taken on May 4, 2019 shows a bullet train at the Shanghai South Railway Station. Two more CR200J bullet trains are assigned to Shanghai train depot by China Railway Shanghai Group Co. to cope with the travel rush during the May Day national holiday. 

(edited from Xinhuanet.com,en.people.cn)