In this Week in Photos, people attend the opening ceremony of western Qinghai province’s annual Yushu Horse Racing Festival; weather departments in China issue heat wave warnings across the country; and the 2019 Qingdao International Beer Festival kicks off, lasting from July 26 to Aug. 18.
Members of the military honor guard prepare for the welcoming ceremony for Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, July 22, 2019. Greg Baker/AFP/VCG
A rescuer evacuates a dog following a landslide that killed 15 people in Shuicheng County, Liupanshui, Guizhou province, July 25, 2019. IC
A girl holding a fan yawns while posing for a photo at a park in Beijing, July 22, 2019. The Beijing weather department issued a blue warning on July 22, indicating a heat wave for the coming days. Wang Zhao/AFP/VCG
A worker makes oil-paper umbrellas at Zheng Guomin, a manufacturer of traditional oil-paper umbrellas in Jingxian County, Anhui province, July 22, 2019. Liu Hao/CNS/VCG
A man on horseback performs in the opening ceremony of Qinghai’s annual Yushu Horse Racing Festival in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province, July 25, 2019. Han Jiajun/VCG
300 drones form a beer-shaped pattern during the opening ceremony of the 2019 Qingdao International Beer Festival at Golden Sand Beach, Qingdao, Shandong province, July 26, 2019. VCG
An aerial view of swimmers diving into the Han River to escape the summer heat in Xiangyang, Hubei province, July 22, 2019. Yang Dong/VCG