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A wind band from Spain performs in front of Oriental Pearl TV tower in Shanghai yesterday. Other ensembles from China, Austria, Indonesia, Thailand and Hungary performed for the public at venues across the city as part of the 33rd Shanghai Spring International Music Festival.

There’s something in the air

A wind band from Spain performs in front of Oriental Pearl TV tower in Shanghai yesterday. Other ensembles from China, Austria, Indonesia, Thailand and Hungary performed for the public at venues across the city as part of the 33rd Shanghai Spring International Music Festival.

A woman gets a bird’s eye view of Shilinxia scenic spot from a glass sightseeing platform in Pinggu District, Beijing, on Saturday. The platform, which juts out from the side of a cliff, is about 33 meters in length and covers 415 square meters.

Not for the faint-hearted

A woman gets a bird’s eye view of Shilinxia scenic spot from a glass sightseeing platform in Pinggu District, Beijing, on Saturday. The platform, which juts out from the side of a cliff, is about 33 meters in length and covers 415 square meters.

Britain’s Alexandra Thornton of Team Shanghai Swans clears a hurdle during the Global Champions League contest on the last day of the Shanghai leg of the Global Champions Tour, a five-star show jumping event, near the China Art Museum in Pudong New Area yesterday. The Swans finished 7th among 12 teams in the GCL.

Clearing a hurdle in Shanghai

Britain’s Alexandra Thornton of Team Shanghai Swans clears a hurdle during the Global Champions League contest on the last day of the Shanghai leg of the Global Champions Tour, a five-star show jumping event, near the China Art Museum in Pudong New Area yesterday. The Swans finished 7th among 12 teams in the GCL.


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