In this week in photos, tourists crowd the promenade at The Bund in Shanghai during the New Year holiday; visitors brave subzero temperatures to experience the annual Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival in Heilongjiang; and people participate in an annual winter fishing event at the Shitoukoumen Reservoir in Changchun, Jilin province.
A man holds a fish during an annual winter fishing event — an homage to the centuries-old hunting and fishing culture of Northeast China — at the Shitoukoumen Reservoir in Changchun, Jilin province, Jan. 1, 2018. IC
Russian tennis player Vera Zvonareva takes a selfie with fans after beating Serbia’s Ivana Jorovic during the Shenzhen Open tournament in Guangdong province, Jan. 1, 2019. Ji Zhe/Getty Images/VCG
Soldiers stand guard to maintain order as tourists crowd the promenade at The Bund along the Huangpu River during the New Year holiday in Shanghai, Jan. 1, 2019. IC
Tourists brave frigid temperatures to walk among illuminated ice sculptures at the Sun Island International Snow Sculpture Art Expo in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, Jan. 5, 2019. Zhang Tao/Getty Images/VCG
Workers shovel snow near high-tech energy equipment in Changsha, Hunan province, Dec. 31, 2018. IC
A tourist snaps a photo of seagulls at Dian Lake in Kunming, Yunnan province, Jan. 3, 2018. Ran Yang/CNS/VCG
An aerial view of part of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge at night in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, Dec. 31, 2018. VCG