The Zhongzhou Island in the middle of Li Canal hosts a lantern show to mark the traditional Lantern Festival in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, February 19, 2019. Li Canal is part of the Grand Canal linking Beijing and Hangzhou, the longest man-made waterway in the world. As an innovative breakthrough, the lantern showed featured Huai'an’s unique culture and incorporated new fashion ideas. It allowed visitors to seem to have a time travel by following the tours of emperors in Ming and Qing dynasties, gaining a sense of the area’s past glory of dazzling lights and busy ships in the water. [Detail]
Folk artists join the performance of waist drum dance, lion dance, and other kinds of dances at the Crayfish Festival Square in Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province, February 19, 2019, which is China’s Lantern Festival.[Detail]
Photo taken on February 14, 2019 shows the enchanting plum blossoms along the ancient Huaihe River in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, after an early spring rainfall. The warm and humid air brought rain to northern Jiangsu areas, while different types of plum trees along the river bloomed and released the unique fragrance.[Detail]
An aerial photo shows the spectacular light show along the ancient Qinhuai River in Qingjiangpu District, Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, February 11, 2019.[Detail]
Firemen from the Fire Fighting Brigade of Hongze District enhance rescue skills training during the Chinese Lunar New Year in Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province, February 5.[Detail]
Volunteers perform in a folkloric cultural show in Xuyi County, Huai’an City, February 2, 2019. [Detail]
Photo taken on February 1, 2019 shows the opening of the third Spring Flowers Show at Rose Garden in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province. [Detail]
A Folk Customs and Cultural Festival opens in Guishan, an ancient village near the Hongze Lake in Huai’an City, January 27. [Detail]
Farmers are busy harvesting crabs for the Spring Festival sales season in Hongze District, Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, January 27, 2019. [Detail]
The prefabricated steel box girder connects with the cast-in-place girder for the New Grand Canal Bridge in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, January 23, 2019, marking a new milestone in the bridge’s construction. [Detail]
Lanterns featuring the lovely piggy in design are ready for the second Li Canal Spring Festival Lanterns Show in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, January 23, 2019.[Detail]
The maritime department of Hongze District in Huai'an City, Jiangsu Province has mobilized more resources to guarantee the safety of Hongze Lake water transportation during the Spring Festival travel rush that started on January 21, 2019. [Detail]
A fisherman dries fish for the upcoming Spring Festival, China’s Lunar New Year, in Hongze District of Huaian City, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2019. [Detail]
An exhibition on Grand Canal Culture-themed paintings opens in Huai’an City, Jiangsu Province, January 15. [Detail]
Photo taken on January 10 shows a wonderful view of the fishing boats on Hongze Lake in Huai ’ an City , Jiangsu Province , after heavy snow swept the province ’ s northern area one day ago .[Detail]