A florist at a flower shop prepares orders in Beijing, China
A florist at a flower shop prepares orders in Beijing, China
A florist at a flower shop prepares orders to be delivered in Beijing on Thursday, 22 August, 2019. Except for special occasions such as weddings, funerals and business openings, gifting or buying flowers was a luxury due to their expense, lack of availability and not being part of the cultural norm - but now they are in high demand due to the opening up of the country in the last few decades and rising salaries. Photo by Stephen Shaver/UPI
OTR:
PEK2019082209
Date:
August 22, 2019
Object Name:
CHINA FLOWERS
Keywords:
Culture, Flowers, Celebrations, Westernization, Economy, China
Category:
International News
Supplemental Codes:
Feature Photo




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