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.
Liu Jianyang (L), a successor of national intangible cultural heritage, instructs his apprentices to practice movements as a Monkey performer in Shaoxing, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 19, 2018. Shaoju, also known as Shaoxing Opera, is a subtype of the "luantan" opera. With a history of nearly 400 years, Shaoju has had more than 400 programmes. The most famous one is the performance of Monkey. Famed Monkey King performers Zhang Zongyi and Zhang Zongxin, with the stage name of Liulingtong and Qilingtong respectively, initiated the Monkey performance of Shaoju in 1940s. Its performance has specialities of both north and south in China. The Shaoju Art Research Institute of Zhejiang established a professional Monkey performance group. There are nearly 100 related performances by the institute every year.
Illumaphonium by Michael Davis is seen on show as part of the Lumiere light festival in London, Britain, on Jan. 18, 2018. Britain's largest light festival Lumiere London opens Thursday night, with more than 50 artworks of lights by British and international artists displaying on some of the capital's most iconic buildings.
Children wearing hats with the characteristics of Dong ethnic group attend the Dong New year festival in Renjifu Village of Dong ethnic group in Rongjiang County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Jan. 18, 2018.
Troupers perform folk music in Shangxiawen Village, Caota Town, Zhuji City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 18, 2018. Some art troupes in the city present performances for local villagers to greet the coming spring festival.
Folk artist Zhang Baode engraves the woodblock for New Year prints in Zhuxian Township of Kaifeng City, central China's Henan Province, Jan. 17, 2018. Zhuxian Township, well known for its traditional New Year-themed woodblock printing art, has seen the busy production of New Year pictures for the upcoming Chinese Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 16 this year.
Photo taken on Jan. 16 shows a male giant panda named Hua Bao (Pyry), at the Dujiangyan base of the China conservation and research center for the giant pandas, in Dujiangyan city of southwest China's Sichuan province. A pair of giant pandas left the center for Finland on Wednesday and will live in Ahtari zoo for 15 years.
Photo taken on Jan. 16, 2018 shows the scenery of Longtou Village of Pingli County, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Pingli County now has 12,000-hectare ecological tea and 3,333-hectare Fiveleaf Gynostemma Herb. The planting industry plays a leading role in the local economic development.