Moments in January

Moments of Shanghai life captured by Shine photographers in the first month of 2018.


Shine photographers captured some moments of Shanghai life in the first month of 2018.

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

An old couple enjoy some “Laba” congee outside the Jade Buddha Temple. The temple monks and volunteers dished out 3,000 bowls of hot porridge to the public on January 24, which is a tradition of the Laba Festival. 

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A girl attempts to catch the snowflakes at Shanghai Disneyland when the city was hit with its first snowfall of the year on January 24.

Dong Jun / SHINE

A little girl listens to the music played by a street artist near Jing’an Temple. Shanghai now has more than 100 licensed street artists. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A child waves when the train departs from Shanghai to Chengdu last week. The Spring Festival travel peak is around the corner as migrant workers are leaving the city for their hometowns. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

A woman patches clothes on the street. Once a popular line of business in the past, it is now a dwindling trade. 

Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

People look curiously at one of the two historic stone pillars, discovered during some renovation work in an old community on Guangqi Road S. The pillars may date back to Ming Dynasty (1368—1644).



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