French Couple Take Ice Dancing Figure Skating Title French Marina Anissina and Gwendal Peizerat perform their Ice Dancing Original Dance program in front of the judges at the Olympic Ice Center February 17, 2002 during the XIXth Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. The french pair still led the list after original dance.
Chinese Aerialists too Nervous to Perform to Their BestChinese aerialist Xu Nannan perform in the women's freestyle skiing aerials at the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Deer Valley, February 18, 2002.
Horse-Dancing Held to Celebrate Spring FestivalA man holding his baby in his arms watches British-stye horse-dancing in front of Yansha Shopping Mall in Beijing Saturday, February 16, 2002. Many kinds of merrymaking with the theme of horse have been held at shopping malls in Beijing to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year, the year of horse according to the Chinese calendar.
Ancient Xi'an Celebrates Spring FestivalA little girl and a boy pose for a picture in front of a wall composed of red lanterns in Xi'an, the capital of northwest China's Shaanxi province Feb. 18, 2002. people living in this ancient city celebrated the Chinese traditional Spring Festival by various activities such as the lion dance and land boating, etc.
Bush and Koizumi Hold Joint Press ConferenceUS President George W. Bush (L) shakes hands with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi during a joint press conference in Tokyo, February 18, 2002. Bush is on a week-long tour through Japan, South Korea, and China.
Immigrants' New Town of YunnanWen Banglan, an immigrant from the Three Gorges region points at the colorful fountains with her mother during the Spring Festival at the new town of Yunyang county of Chongqing, southwest China's municipality Feb. 18, 2002. The old town of Yunyang is one of four towns which must be immerged in the three gorges reservoir region. After several years' construction , more than 40 thousand local residents immgrated to a new town of yunyang and celebrated the first Spring Festival there.
Beijing Welcome First Peak Travel TimePassengers walk out of the Beijing Railway Station in downtown Beijing Monday February 18, 2002. About ten thousand passengers got through the station on Monday, indicating the first peak travel time has come as the week-long Spring Festival holiday ended.
Best Actress Award on Berlin Film FestivalU.S. actress Halle Berry smiles while holding the Silver Bear award of the Best Actress at the 52nd International Film festivals in Berlin, Feb. 17, 2002.
Chinese Celebrate Lunar Year in London A man dressed up as the God of Fortune in traditional Pekin Opera costume hands out money packs in which a little sum of money is enclosed given as a gift in the traditional Chinese New Year on Trafalgar Square in downtown London Feb. 17, 2002. Chinese in London celebrated the traditional Lunar New Year.
Chinese Celebrate Lunar Year in London Children holding paper dragon toys watch a performance on Trafalgar Square in downtown London Feb. 17, 2002 where Chinese stage a big performance to celebrate the traditional Lunar New Year.