China Politics | CPC News| Foreign Affairs | World | Opinion| Business | China Military | Society | Life & Culture | Travel | Sports | Science | Education | Photo | Tibet Online | Special Coverage

English >> Travel

Snow-covered cherry blossoms

Xinhua)  08:54, March 21, 2013  

Photo taken on March 20, 2013 shows the snow-covered cherry blossoms at the Yuyuantan Park in Beijing, capital of China. Beijing witnessed a snowfall with a depth reaching 10-17 centimeters overnight. The snowfall happened to hit the city on the Chinese traditional calendar date of Chunfen, which heralds the beginning of the spring season. Chunfen, which literally means Spring Equinox or Vernal Equinox, falls on the day when the sun is exactly at the celestial latitude of zero degrees. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Hot News We Recommend
* Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi' wins most Oscars in 2013 * In photos: One Hundred Years of Oscar
* Entering Minguo Street in Chongqing * Old Shanghai posters in the Minguo period
* Three must-go hutongs, insight into old Beijing * Thousand-year-old Ganbao Tibetan stone village
* Chen's Lineage Hall in Guangzhou * No.1 Zen Buddhist Temple in Western Sichuan
* Paomapi, a thousand-year-old Chinese folk custom * Baoxing, a fairyland in China's Sichuan

【1】 【2】 【3】 【4】 【5】

(Editor:DuMingming、Ye Xin)


Related Reading

Leave your comment


Selection for you