Ten photos from across China: Aug 2 - Aug 8

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Updated: Aug 9, 2019
A pair of black swans shaped like a heart as they move closer to each other in a lotus pool in Beijing's Old Summer Palace on Aug 3, 2019. [Photo/VCG]
A giant panda rests on a tree in a zoo in Ningbo, East China's Zhejiang province, on Aug 3, 2019. [Photo/IC]
A member of the People's Armed Police presents a rose to a woman during a matchmaking event in Kunming, the capital of southwestern China's Yunnan province, on Aug 4, 2019. Thirty soldiers tried their luck during the blind date event ahead of Qixi Festival. YANG ZHENG/FOR CHINA DAILY
A toy bear lies alone next to a heart-shaped pattern of balloons in a merchandise street in Beijing on Aug 5, 2019, ahead of the Qixi festival, or Chinese Valentine's Day. [Photo/IC]
A flag-raising ceremony is held in a middle school in Hong Kong on Aug 5, 2019. [Photo/Xinhua]
Pei Haiqing (right), 97, a veteran who fought in the War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression (1931-45), reunites with his younger brother Pei Wenyuan in Chengdu, Sichuan province, on Aug 6 after returning to his hometown for the first time after 80 years. Pei Haiqing left home to join the army in 1937 and resided in Yunnan province after the war was won. But he failed to locate his family in Chengdu for decades. With the help of volunteers, the brothers reconnected in 2017. YANG TAO/FOR CHINA DAILY
Citizens doing square dance put on headphones in order not to disturb others in Nanning, South China's Guangxi autonomous region, on Aug 6, 2019. [Photo/VCG]
A girl practices dance in a training school in Bozhou, East China's Anhui province. on Aug 7, 2019. [Photo/IC]
A giant moon cake of about 2 meters in diameter is seen in a bakery in Chongqing on Aug 7, 2019. Weighing 800 kilograms, the moon cake is made of over 20 kinds of fillings and hand-made by more than 10 professional moon cake makers. It will be offered free to the public during Mid-Autumn Festival. [Photo/IC]
An activity is held in Changzhou, East China's Jiangsu province, to welcome the Start of Autumn, the 13th solar term of the year, on Aug 8, 2019. [Photo/VCG]