Last week, the third desert highway in China was open to traffic.
The fragrance of melons and fruits wafts in the north and south of the Tianshan Mountains, the wheat is transported to the granary, the happiness of harvest is full of the field and farmers’ faces are permeated with happy smiles.
The Tianshan Tour of Beijing Winter Olympic Champions, the “Hez Huar” performed by herdsmen in the grassland... In midsummer, Xinjiang is bursting with enthusiasm and passion.
The desert highway open to traffic
Aerial photo taken on June 30, 2022 shows the highway across the Taklimakan Desert, which is the world's second-largest shifting-sand desert. On June 30, 2022, the highway, connecting Yuli County and Qiemo County, being the third one that crosses the Taklimakan Desert in China, was officially open to traffic. (Shiliuyun- Xinjiang Daily/ Han Liang)
Photo taken on June 27, 2022 shows workers dry apricots at Kuqabagewan Forestry and Fruit Farmers' Professional Cooperative in Dunkuotan Village, Dunkuotan Town, Kuqa City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent years, relying on the advantages of local natural resources, the village has vigorously developed the deep processing industry of apricot and supplied the market through multiple channels such as Internet and e-commerce, so as to promote the increase of farmers’ income. (Photo by Wu Le)
Aerial photo taken on June 28, 2022 shows melon farmers harvest melons at the watermelon planting base of Longhe Village in Daxiqu Town, Changji City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Recently, 26,000 mu of watermelons planted in the Laolonghe area of Changji City, Changji Hui Autonomous Prefecture, ripen in succession. Merchants from all over the country directly drive trucks to the melon fields to load and transport them to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and other places for sale. (Photo by Liang Hongtao)
Photo taken on June 27, 2022 shows tourists visit Tianshan Shenmi Grand Canyon scenic spot in Kuqa City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. The Tianshan Shenmi Grand Canyon is not invaded by the summer heat, and the strange and interesting scenery is fascinating to visitors. (Photo by Bu Dengpeng)
Carry forward the Olympic Spirit
Photo taken on June 27, 2022 shows Sui Wenjing (middle), Beijing Winter Olympic champion and member of the delegation of the "Tianshan Tour of Beijing Winter Olympic Champions" communicates with students of Central Primary School in Tuokezhake Town, Shufu County, Kashgar Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. The delegation of the "Tianshan Tour of Beijing Winter Olympic Champions" visited the Ancient City of Kashgar scenic spot, the Central Primary School in Xiamalebage Town of Kashgar City, the Central Primary School in Tuokezhake Town of Shufu County, and the ethnic musical instrument village of Shufu County, and received a warm welcome from people of all ethnic groups. (Shiliunyun- Xinjiang Daily/ Zou Yi)
Enjoy the thousand years of history and culture
Photo taken on June 28, 2022 shows tourists visit Kashgar Museum in Kashgar City, northwest China’s Xinjiang. Kashgar Museum is a comprehensive history museum, and tourists can not only appreciate the long history and culture of Kashgar, but also feel the rapid changes and the thriving development momentum of Kashgar here. (Photo by Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Tang Yong)
Photo taken on June 27, 2022 shows contestants perform “Hez Huar”. On June 28, 2022, the three-day Second Traditional Ethnic Sports Games in Altay Prefecture was closed at Agonggaiti Grassland in Burqin County, Altay Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. There were seven events in the sports games, including wrestling, “Yajia Competition” (a game similar to the tug of war), Hez Huar and others. (Photo by Ardak Bashan)
Every grain is transported to the granary
Aerial Photo taken on June 28, 2022 shows farmers sell wheat at grain supply center in Kezile Town, Wensu County, Aksu Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. At present, the major grain purchase stations in Wensu County pay close attention to the sunny weather, actively implement various purchase policies to benefit the people and carry out summer grain purchase in an orderly manner, so as to ensure that every grain is transported to the granary. (Photo by Aziz Samsak)
The “cool” summer
Photo taken on July 2, 2022 shows children play water at Seacube Happy Water World in Wensu County, Aksu Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. The Seacube Happy Water has introduced domestic leading amusement equipment, including large trumpet slides, rainbow slides, wave pool, children's pool and many other large amusement equipment, and it is a good place for summer vacation. (Photo by Aziz Samsak)
Management and protection by UAV
Photo taken on July 2, 2022 shows agricultural technicians use UAV to spray insecticide for high-standard cotton fields in Yuli County, northwest China’s Xinjiang. In recent years, Yuli County has vigorously implemented the construction of high-standard farmlands. Through land renovation and construction, the village has created basic farmland that is centralized and contiguous, with supporting facilities, high and stable yield, healthy ecological environment, strong disaster resistance, and that is compatible with modern agricultural production and management methods, effectively promoting the high-quality development of agriculture. (Shiliuyun-Xinjiang Daily/ Han Liang)
Dancing at night
Aerial photo taken on June 30, 2022 shows players perform square dancing at Qicai Lake Leisure Tourism Resort in Burqin County, Altay Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. The two-day 2022 charming Qicai Lake Square Dancing Invitational Tournament themed on "Xinjiang is a wonderful land - Let's dance" was closed at Qicai Lake Leisure Tourism Resort in Burqin County, Altay Prefecture, northwest China’s Xinjiang. (Photo by Ardak Bashan)
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