Wednesday is the first day of Lixia, or the Start of Summer, in accordance with China's traditional "solar terms." When summer begins, the temperature gets higher, and almost everything grows.
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People enjoy themselves at the seaside in Nice, southern France, July 22, 2020. (Photo by Serge Haouzi/Xinhua)
People jump over a bonfire during the celebrations of the Ivan Kupala Festival in Kiev, Ukraine, July 6, 2019. (Xinhua/Sergey)
People wearing costumes of the Xibe ethnic group dance amid lavender flowers in Qapqal Xibe Autonomous County, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, June 27, 2018. (Xinhua/Zhao Ge)
A girl eats matcha-flavored ice cream in Tokyo, capital of Japan, July 30, 2019. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)