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Colorful Guizhou plays its annual harvest symphony

By YANG JUN | chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: 2023-09-27 Print


Magnificent sights unfold amid the terraced fields during the autumn harvest season in Yuping countyf of Tonren, Guizhou province. [Photo by Zhang Hongyang/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Guizhou province takes on a vibrant golden hue every September, as if the entire land has donned a cloak of gold. The stunning scenery consists of golden rice fields harmoniously blending with traditional black-tiled, white-walled village houses, creating a picturesque rural landscape. The mature rice spikes, like waves of gold, exuberantly proclaim the joy of a bountiful harvest.

In this season of agricultural abundance, the hardworking laborers in the fields epitomize the beauty of diligence and dedication. Farmers immerse themselves in the fields with sweat glistening on their foreheads. Their busy figures and radiant smiles tell the story of a prosperous countryside.

With the arrival of autumn, Guizhou stands as a shining example of a successful agricultural region. The captivating landscapes and industrious spirit of the people intertwine in a harmonious melody celebrating the abundance of the harvest season.

Wang Jin contributed this story.


Residents of Tianmen village in Liupanshui, Guizhou province, harvest rice. [Photo by Wang Ruigang/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Farm technicians are given their yield at a demonstration site for mechanized rice planting and harvesting in Tiandu village of Chishui, Guizhou province. [Photo by Zhang Lang/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Residents of Mawei village dry recently harvested red sorghum. [Photo by Xiao Wei/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Residents take advantage of the sunny weather to harvest pumpkins and enjoy the joy of a bountiful harvest in Shiqian county of Tongren, Guizhou province. [Photo by Yang Wenmei/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Residents of Liupanshui pick winter peaches. [Photo by Huang Qingsong/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


A rice field fishing competition is held to celebrate the autumn harvest in Huashi township of Tongren, Guizhou province. [Photo by Kang Lewei/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


All the harvested crops are dried for better preservation in Wawu township of Tongren, Guizhou province. [Photo by Liu Yimin/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Residents of Xinping village in Duyun, Guizhou province, dry chili peppers in their backyard. [Photo by Xiao Wei/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]


Fruit farmers select and package kiwis in Liupanshui, Guizhou province. [Photo by Huang Qingsong/Provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

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