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× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Yang Cheng, a 54-year-old craftsman of Miao ethnic group and son of Yang Xingquan, 85-year-old craftsman of Miao ethnic group, makes the traditional musical instrument Lusheng at Xingren Township of Danzhai County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 14, 2018. Yang Xingquan, 85, has worked for over 50 years to make Lusheng, a musical instrument made of multiple bamboo pipes, and now his family make and repair over 400 Lusheng every year. (Xinhua/Yang Wukui) (ry)

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× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Yang Xingquan (1st L), an 85-year-old craftsman of Miao ethnic group, works with his son Yang Cheng (C), 54, and grandson Yang Daping (1st R), 35, to make the traditional musical instrument Lusheng at Xingren Township of Danzhai County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 14, 2018. Yang Xingquan has worked for over 50 years to make Lusheng, a musical instrument made of multiple bamboo pipes, and now his family make and repair over 400 Lusheng every year. (Xinhua/Yang Wukui) (ry)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- JINJIANG, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Egrets forage on the beach of Shenhu Bay after ebb tide in Jinjiang City, southeast China's Fujian Provicne. (Xinhua/Wei Peiquan) (sxk)

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× (181115) -- QIANXINAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 15, 2018 shows shoes with embroidered patterns during a manual skill competition in Ceheng County of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Provicne. Some 300 enthusiasts of Buyi embroidery and homespun weaving from the county participated in the competition. (Xinhua/Liu Chaofu) (sxk)
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× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A competitor presents embroidery skills during a manual skills competition held in Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, on Nov. 15, 2018. A number of artisans from the county participated in the competition in aspects of spinning, weaving, wax printing, embroidery and so on. (Xinhua/Liu Jinyin) (sxk)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A competitor presents embroidery skills during a manual skills competition held in Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, on Nov. 15, 2018. A number of artisans from the county participated in the competition in aspects of spinning, weaving, wax printing, embroidery and so on. (Xinhua/Liu Jinyin) (sxk)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A competitor presents wax printing skills during a manual skills competition held in Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, on Nov. 15, 2018. A number of artisans from the county participated in the competition in aspects of spinning, weaving, wax printing, embroidery and so on. (Xinhua/Li Changhua) (sxk)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- QIANXINAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A competitor presents weaving skills during a manual skill competition in Ceheng County of Qianxinan Buyi and Miao Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Provicne, on Nov. 15, 2018. Some 300 enthusiasts of Buyi embroidery and homespun weaving from the county participated in the competition. (Xinhua/Liu Chaofu) (sxk)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Yang Xingquan, an 85-year-old craftsman of Miao ethnic group, makes the traditional musical instrument Lusheng at Xingren Township of Danzhai County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, Nov. 14, 2018. Yang has worked for over 50 years to make Lusheng, a musical instrument made of multiple bamboo pipes, and now his family make and repair over 400 Lusheng every year. (Xinhua/Yang Wukui) (ry)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- QIANDONGNAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- A competitor presents wax printing skills during a manual skills competition held in Rongjiang County of Qiandongnan Miao and Dong Autonomous Prefecture, southwest China's Guizhou Province, on Nov. 15, 2018. A number of artisans from the county participated in the competition in aspects of spinning, weaving, wax printing, embroidery and so on. (Xinhua/Liu Jinyin) (sxk)

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NAMPA / Xinhua


× (181115) -- WUHAN, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- The installation of a 1,000-tonne steel beam is finished at the construction site of the Yangsigang Bridge across the Yangtze River in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, on Nov. 15, 2018. Construction of a double-deck suspension bridge with the longest span in the world is expected to be completed in October 2019, said an engineer working on the project. The bridge, with a 1,700-meter-long main span across the Yangtze River in Wuhan, saw the first steal beam installed for the bridge deck Thursday. (Xinhua/Cheng Min) (sxk)

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× (181115) -- BAODING, Nov. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Nov. 14, 2018 shows scenery of the Baiyangdian lake scenic area in Xiongan New Area, north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Chai Gengli) (ry)


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