The siren hoots and the train rockets by.
With the opening of the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway, people of all ethnic groups who have been living on the edge of the desert for generations are able to see a broader world.
The “super moon” appeared as a "white plate" hanging in the night sky.
Workers welding at the workshop, citizens dancing at the square, Ili horses crossing the river and cyclists riding on the grassland road...
The train speeds along
Aerial photo taken on June 17, 2022 shows a train runs on the Yimulakete Bridge of the Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway. Hotan-Ruoqiang Railway adopted the designing scheme of "replacing roads with bridges", and 5 bridges among the desert with a total length of 49.7 km were built, so that the sand pass under the bridge, greatly reducing the threat of sand to the railway. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Zhao Jin)
Photo taken at 23:20 on June 14, 2022 shows the super moon (multiple exposure) captured in Artux City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. The "super moon" is the second largest full moon in 2022, and the largest full moon in 2022 will appear on the evening of July 14. It is reported that there are usually 12 or 13 full moons in a calendar year. If the moon is closest to the earth when the full moon occurs, the moon near the perigee will look big, round and close. And it is called the "super moon". (Photo by Xie Zhi)
The spark of welding
Photo taken on June 15, 2022 shows a worker welds wind generator tower at the production workshop of Mulei Taisheng Wind Energy Equipment Co., Ltd. in the People's Livelihood Industrial Park of Mulei Kazakh Autonomous County, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent years, this county has focused on the new energy industry, and relied on the foundation of original wind power industry to introduce domestic leading enterprises in wind power industry, and focused on building a wind power equipment industry base to facilitate the high quality development of the county’s economy. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Li Rui)
Intangible cultural heritage performances
Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows folk artisans show an intangible cultural heritage performance at the Donghu Cultural Square in Kuqa City, Aksu Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, the 18th Duolang Qiuci Culture and Tourism Festival and the first Qiuci Culture and Art Festival of Aksu prefecture opened in Kuqa City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Themed on "appreciating and visiting the unique Qiuci culture and writing the story of apricot harvesting", the event brought rich and colorful cultural programs such as intangible cultural heritage performances and opera hook-on singing to citizens and tourists. (Photo by Yuan Huanhuan)
Photo taken on June 18, 2022 shows cyclists riding from the Nalati scenic spot in Xinyuan County, Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. On that day, the 4th Nalati “People, Bike and Mountain” Fancy Riding Competition was held at the Nalati scenic spot in Xinyuan County, Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. A total of 152 cyclists from all over the country gathered at the "Air Grassland", and rode along the grassland road and the mountain trails, experiencing an extreme challenge. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Zou Yi)
Producing wind turbines
Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows workers conduct an electrical test for engine room at the workshop of Hami Jinfeng Wind Power Equipment Co., Ltd. in Hami, northwest China’s Xinjiang. This company mainly produces GWH V11 and GWV32 wind power equipment, and its products are sold to Gansu Province and other places. In 2022, the enterprise received orders for 287 sets, and currently 110 sets have been produced and delivered. (Photo by Cao Jiaxin)
The new look of the ancient city of Kashgar
Photo taken on June 13, 2022 shows a baby learns how to walk in the ancient city of Kashgar, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent years, the ancient city of Kashgar continues to create "new ways" of tourism. A number of young people that belong to the 90s and 95s generations are full of vigor and vitality and demonstrating the youth charm. Various trip shoot studios, cultural and creative museums and B&B have sprung up, bringing new vitality to the ancient city. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Zou Yi)
Ili horses crossing the river
Photo taken on June 17, 2022 shows herdsmen ride Ili horses and cross the Tex River in Zhaosu Town, Zhaosu County, Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Under the morning glow, groups of horses run in the river, splashing river water, attracting many photographers to take photos. This place has also become a popular place for tourists to visit. (Photo by Li Wenwu)
The performance of Hez Huar
Photo taken on June 18, 2022 shows local herdsmen perform “Hez Huar” for tourists at the opening ceremony of the third Mountainous Flowers Photography Folk Culture Tourism Festival at Grassland Stone City held at the grassland stone city scenic spot in Jeminay County, Altay Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. “Hez Huar”, wrestling, transferring livestock and other folk culture performances attracted many tourists to watch and appreciate the local landscape. (Photo by Ardak Bashan)
Wear T-shirt to tour the snow mountain
Photo taken on June 18, 2022 shows tourists play snow at Haxilghendaban in Dushanzi-Kuqa Highway. Since the reopening of Dushanzi-Kuqa Highway on June 10, 2022, there has been an endless stream of tourists. Many tourists have come to the Haxilghendaban of an altitude of 3460 meters to play with snow and experience the joy of alternating winter and summer. (Photo by Tian Jianguo)
Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows bales of wheat straw at the wheat field of Tuowankekagemushi Village in Ayibage Town, Awat County, northwest China’s Xinjiang. At present, it is the wheat harvest season, and farmers in all townships (towns) seize the time to harvest wheat. At the same time, they also do a good job in wheat straw collecting, so as to make forage reserves for livestock for overwintering. (Phto by Bao Liangting)
Photo taken on June 16, 2022 shows a worker produces fishing poles at the production workshop of an enterprise in High-tech Industrial Incubation Park in Shule County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent years, the High-tech Industrial Incubation Park in Shule County has made full use of various preferential policies, continuously improved the functions of the park, and focused on industrial development, and actively introduced and cultivated enterprises that can provide great employment, so that people of all ethnic groups can obtain employment and increase their income. The High-tech Industrial Incubation Park in Shule County is located in the south of Shule County, and covers an area of 881 mu. It was put into use in early November 2018. The park has three functional areas: production and employment area, office service area and residential area, and it can accommodate 20,000 people to work and live. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Cai Zengle)
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