Chinese-style exhibits showcased at CIFTIS in Beijing_Xinhua

A visitor shows woodblock print work during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5. at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Creative frisbees are seen during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the Chinese National Convention Shougang Center and Park. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

A visitor takes photos of an artwork recreated with digital technology during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from August 31 to September 31 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Visitors take photos during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the National Convention Center of China and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Lu Peng)

A painter creates interior painting during the 2022 China International Trade Fair for Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Hao Zhao)

Creative ice creams are seen during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the China National Palace of convention and Shougang park. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

An exhibition is displayed during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the Chinese National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

A staff member (R) shows off a dragon-shaped artwork made of straws as a visitor looks on during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, on 2nd Sep, 2022. CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from August 31 to September 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Lu Peng)

A model of the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvest of the Temple of Heaven is seen during the China International Trade Fair for Services 2022 (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 1, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from August 31 to September 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Ding Hongfa)

An exhibitor demonstrates his hand wood carving skills during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. to September 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Zhang Chenlin)

A visitor takes pictures of Huamo, steamed buns with elaborate flower decorations, during the China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) 2022 in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. September 31-5 at China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Lu Peng)

Creative products are displayed during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the Chinese National Convention Shougang Center and Park. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

A staff member presents a creative product during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the Center China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

An exhibitor makes paper flowers during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Hao Zhao)

A visitor tries her hand at a traditional loom during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to 5 September at the China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Li Xin)

Kites are seen during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the National Center for China Congress and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Hao Zhao)

A staff member (L) and a designer display a traditional Chinese Qipao dress during the China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) 2022 in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. From Sept. 31 to 5 at China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Lu Peng)

Teaware is seen during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 at the National Convention Chinese Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Ren Chao)

An exhibitor shows a shadow theater during the 2022 China International Trade in Services Fair (CIFTIS) in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 2, 2022. The CIFTIS 2022 is held in Beijing from Aug. 31 to Sept. 5 in China National Convention Center and Shougang Park. (Xinhua/Hao Zhao)

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