In this week’s Week in Photos, people celebrate the Double Ninth Festival, also known as Chongyang Festival; customers crowd an Apple store for new products in Beijing; and a pupil holds up a magnifying lens at a primary school in Xi’an, Shaanxi province.
A well-dressed elderly woman prepares for a performance to celebrate the Double Ninth Festival, also known as Chongyang Festival, at a nursing home in Wuhu, Anhui province, Oct. 23, 2020. In modern times, the day has become a Senior Citizens’ Festival, blessing them for good health. Li Qingsong/IC
Customers crowd an Apple store for its new products in Beijing, Oct. 24, 2020. People Visual
Two men stand on a bridge during a foggy day in Chongqing, Oct. 19, 2020. Chen Chao/CNS/People Visual
Visitors enjoy the autumn view in the Summer Palace, Beijing, Oct. 24, 2020. IC
Villagers build a statue of Hou Ji, a patron god of agriculture, at Feng Village in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, Oct. 22, 2020. Zheng Jie/Chinese Business View/People Visual
A pupil holds a magnifying lens at a primary school in Xi’an, Shaanxi province, Oct. 20, 2020. IC
A firefighter cuts a steel plate during a drill in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, Oct. 21, 2020. Meng Delong/People Visual