1，View of Chongqing’s Gufeng Village
Aerial photo taken on June 2, 2019 shows the view of Gufeng village of Xiaonanhai Township in Qianjiang District, Southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality. Gufeng is a courtyard of Tujia ethnic group with a history of more than 300 years. The courtyard is surrounded by more than 100 ancient maple trees, hence the name “Ancient Maple Village”. More than 40 wooden stilted Tujia buildings are located in the courtyard, where local people retain the Tujia way of production and customs.
2， World Environment Day 2019 held in Hangzhou，China
An event for the 2019 World Environment Day is held in Hangzhou, East China’s Zhejiang Province on June 5, 2019. Former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the event.
3，Longji terraced fields attract big crowds
Thousands of tourists capture the sunrise beside the terraced fields in Longji township of Longsheng County, South China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. The terraced fields have reached their peak season for sightseeing after irrigation. The picturesque terrace landscaping attracts thousands of visitors to capture the beauty of nature in mid-summer.
4，The 11th Air Sports Culture and Tourism Festival kicks off in China’s Henan Province
Enthusiasts in air sports give an aerobatic show during the opening of the 11th Air Sports Culture and Tourism Festival in Anyang, Central China’s Henan Province, June 3, 2019. The event attracted air sports fans from home and abroad
5，Yes, Xu Can! Chinese boxer Defended the WBA title
Chinese boxer Xu Can defended his World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight world title on Sunday night, taking out Japan’s Shun Kubo with a six-round technical knockout in his hometown of Fuzhou , East China’s Jiangxi Province.
6， A calligraphy competition holds over 1,300 students
More than 1,300 primary school students attended a calligraphy competition in Yinchuan, capital of Northwest China’s Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, on Tuesday. The competition, which featured hard and brush writing, was organized to encourage students to carry forward the culture embodied in calligraphy which occupies a distinguished position in traditional Chinese culture.
7，Shanghai’s Chongming Island to develop a world-class ecological island
People visit Shanghai Garden during Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, May 26, 2019. Located in the middle of East China’s coast line and the estuary of the Yangtze River, Shanghai is China’s largest economic center as well as the regional hub of Yangtze River Delta region. As the backyard of this prosperous metropolitan, Chongming Island, one of Shanghai’s rural districts, is on its way to achieve its goal to develop a world-class ecological island.
The island’s wetlands are preserved, and its traditional villages are renovated. Green and organic agriculture and eco-friendly industries have developed into local economic pillars. Chongming is endeavored to become a model of ecological preservation development among cities in the Yangtze River Delta and Yangtze River Economic Belt.
8, Dance drama “Flower Rains along Silk Road”
Dancers perform classic scenario of the Chinese dance drama “Flower Rains along Silk Road” to mark the 40th anniversary of its first debut in Lanzhou, Northwest China’s Gansu Province, May 23, 2019. “Flower Rains along Silk Road”, based on the typical dance featuring the Dunhuang Mogao Grottoes in Gansu, has toured more than 40 countries and regions and performed nearly 3,000 shows since the first show in 1979. The dance drama recreates the prosperity and art along the Silk Road during the reign of the Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907).
9, China Int’l Big Data Industry Expo 2019—The Art of Digital
Visitors view the exhibition featuring digital art during China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 in Guiyang, capital of Southwest China’s Guizhou Province, May 27, 2019. The exhibition is a part of the four-day China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 that kicked off on May 26, 2019.
10, The beauty of Jiuzhaigou National Park Reviewed
Aerial photo shows a view of Lake Wuhuahai in the Jiuzhaigou National Park in Southwest China’s Sichuan Province, June 5, 2019. Due to damages caused by the magnitude-7.0 earthquake that hit here in 2017, the park has been temporarily closed since July 2018 for renovation.
11, Number of Francois’ langurs increases in China’s Guizhou
A Francois’ langur is seen with its baby in the Mayanghe National Nature Reserve in Guizhou Province, Southwest China, June 4, 2019. Thanks to a series of protective measures, the number of Francois’ langurs in the Mayanghe National Nature Reserve has been increasing in recent years. According to latest official statistics, there are currently more than 550 Francois’ langurs in the nature reserve. Also known as Francois’ leaf monkeys, the species is one of China’s most endangered wild animals and is under top national-level protection.
12, A 1-year-old finless porpoise celebrates his first birthday in Wuhan, China
A little Yangtze finless porpoise code-named F7C plays in the breeding pond at the Institute of Hydrobiology under Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei Province, June 2, 2019. The 1-year-old was reproduced via an artificial breeding program, celebrated its first birthday on Sunday. Rarer than China’s giant panda, the finless porpoise is a mammal similar to the dolphin, and now teeters on the brink of extinction, with a population of around 1,000.
（Edited from en.people.cn, xinhuanet.com ）