In this Week in Photos, students in Anhui province light lanterns for luck for the upcoming national college entrance exam; schoolchildren take the Young Pioneers of China pledge on Children’s Day in Guangzhou, Guangdong province; and blue-green algae bloom on Lake Tai.
Students light a Chinese lantern for good luck in the upcoming national college entrance exam — also known as ‘gaokao’ — in Lu’an, Anhui province, June 1, 2018. Fang Dongxu/VCG
A woman performs with a ribbon at a park in Beijing, May 28, 2018. Wang Zhao/VCG
Parents and their kids attend an International Children’s Day event in Gouqi Island, Zhejiang province, June 1, 2018. Johannes Eisele/VCG
Students pledge alliance to the Young Pioneers of China, a youth organization for children between the age of six and 14, at a school in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, May 31, 2018. Tan Qingju/VCG
Workers for China Southern Power Grid inspect power cables connecting transmission towers in Dongguan, Guangdong province, May 29, 2018. Chen Fan/VCG
Visitors participate in a rabbit race organized by a theme park in Wuhan, Hubei province, June 2, 2018. Zhang Canlong/VCG
Aerial view of Lake Tai covered in blue-green algae in Wuxi, Jiangsu province, May 30, 2018. Wang Yang/IC