Moments in August

Wang Rongjiang Dong Jun Jiang Xiaowei
The city experienced torrential rain brought by Typhoon Lekima as well as high temperatures this summer. Photographers have documented some memorable moments over the past month. 
Wang Rongjiang Dong Jun Jiang Xiaowei
Moments in August
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

Wearing popular costumes one hundred years ago, kids play traditional outdoor games at the local memorial hall of renown Chinese educator Cai Yuanpei on Huashan Road. Young visitors to the memorial hall are involved in mini shows and games so that they can better understand the educator's life and his time.

Moments in August
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Customers snooze on sofas at a furniture store in Xujiahui. 

Moments in August
Wang Rongjiang / SHINE

Two retirees play Chinese chess in Xiangyang Park, as a man with a rolled-up T-shirt looks on. Some Chinese middle-aged men love to roll their T-shirts up above their bellies to cool down in summer. Impressed expatriates have nicknamed it the “Beijing bikini.”

Moments in August
Dong Jun / SHINE

Qixin Road might have been flooded on August 10 but this woman was still able to keep messaging, despite the water. 

Moments in August
Dong Jun / SHINE

The approach of Typhoon Lekima did not deter this man from fishing near Shuiqing Road Bridge in Minhang District.

Moments in August
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Passersby who entered this “story store” on Yuyuan Road are asked to write down their memories of the road and neighborhood. They will be compiled into a book in October to commemorate the road’s 100-year history. 

Moments in August
Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE

A young woman uses a roadside electricity distribution box on Dapu Road as a desk at 9pm to catch up on work. 

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