Child beauty pageants have long been seen as an American phenomenon, but thanks to shows such as Toddlers And Tiaras, their popularity is growing in Britain. Only last month, the UK hosted the first such pageant for very young children, with around 100 little girls competing for the prize of ‘Mini Miss Princess UK’.
Mo Shunhai, 59 years old, and Zhou Qunxing, a year younger, have been married for 34 years. Though Zhou is younger, she looks hoary-haired and morbid. Twenty-six years ago, she got systemic muscular atrophy. Till now, she has completely lost the capacity to take care of herself. Mo has never thought of forsaking her, but looks after her as carefully as possible. For years, he has held her hands tightly.
Recently, a candidate from Super Speaker, a renowned variety TV show, hits the Internet. She is An’ran, whose photos on Weibo are now popular for her pure and pretty appearance. She is now known as the best-looking “bald” beauty. Due to familial inheritance, she was diagnosed to be innately bald in her childhood. She has recorded for a number of hot shows, such as Extraordinary Dance, More Than Perfect, Wonderful Chinese, which build her fame among audience.
Fishing used to be a way to make a living, whereas it has become a kind of rite now. Yang Bin, who has been a fisherman for over 40 years, sees his identity change from a full-time fisherman to a part-time, the fish-catching method transformation from man-power to motor vessel then back to manpower sailing ship, the fishing period adjustment from the whole year to a month.
People works on the assembly line of Lego factory in Jiaxing, east China's Zhejiang Province. China Lego Factory in Jiaxing, also the first Lego factory in Asia, went into operation at the end of 2016. The factory covers an area of 165,000 square meters and owns nearly 1200 staff members now.
Aerial photo taken on Aug. 22, 2017 shows the scenery of Zhongtiao Mountain in Shanxi Province, north China.Aerial photo taken on Aug. 22, 2017 shows the scenery of Zhongtiao Mountain in Shanxi Province, north China. (Xinhua/Liu Wenli)
Tourists swim with mermaid tails at the Yangrenjie water park in Chongqing, southwest China, Aug. 22, 2017. The highest temperature stood at more than 40 degrees Celsius in many parts of Chongqing Municipality on Tuesday.
Children have Sinology class at Hainan Museum in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, Aug. 22, 2017. During the summer vacation, many children come to Hainan Museum to learn traditional Chinese culture and experience ancient entertainments to enrich their holiday life.
People visit the Xixia Dinosaur Relics Park in Danshui Town of Xixia County, central China's Henan Province, Aug. 22, 2017. The Xixia Dinosaur Relics Park is mainly composed of geological science square, dinosaur egg fossil museum, dinosaur museum and dinosaur egg sites. It is a dinosaur-themed park integrating with popularization of science, sightseeing, entertainment and scientific research.
Visitors look at giant panda Beibei during its birthday celebration at Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington D.C., the United States, Aug. 22, 2017. The zoo on Tuesday held a celebration for giant panda Beibei's two-year-old birthday, which attracted lots of visitors.
A teacher does facial make-up for a little opera performer at a primary school of Tiantaishan Township, Feixiang District of Handan City, north China's Hebei Province, Aug. 21, 2017. The education department of Feixiang District has organized various activities to enrich the students' summer vacation life.
Photo taken on Aug. 20, 2017 shows a view of the Four Girls Mountain in Xiaojin County, southwest China's Sichuan Province. The Four Girls Mountain is named for its appearance as it comprises four snowcapped peaks, which are a favorite for hikers.
Members of a chorus sing on the roof of a music hall in Huanglong cave scenic area in Zhangjiajie, central China's Hunan Province, Aug. 21, 2017. An international chorus art week started on Monday in the scenic area. More than 150 choruses will perform for the public till Aug. 27.