A child skis among crowd at Shijinglong Ski Resort in Yanqing district, Beijing during Spring Festival. Photo: Wu Han
Ski resorts and skating rinks have been busy during Spring Festival as winter sports are increasingly a popular choice for the Chinese people to enjoy the holiday. With strict virus prevention measures, the entertainment on ice has contributed to holiday consumption.
Wednesday marks the last day of this year’s Spring Festival holidays, but in Shijinglong Ski Resort in Yanqing district of suburban Beijing, hundreds of people are trying to seize the last moment to enjoy the speed on man-made snow.
“You have to wait for at least 10 minutes to take the mountain lift,” Wu Han, a freelance photographer who works in the…