The Chinese city of Wuhan — once the global epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic— hosted crowds of thousands of people over the weekend for a music festival.
Around 11,000 revelers packed in to watch acts take the stage for the first day of the Wuhan Strawberry Music Festival on Saturday.
Concert-goers danced and sang along, many without masks.
The festival made its return to Wuhan after it went virtual last year due to coronavirus restrictions.
“Last year we (in Wuhan) suffered from the coronavirus,” said Wuhan student, Gao Yuchen 23.
“It has not been easy to get to where we are today. People here have put in huge efforts and paid a big price (for being hit with the virus). So I feel very excited to be here (at the festival),” Gao said.
Thousands of people can be seen at the music festival in Wuhan as COVID-19 concerns have gone in China.REUTERS
The two-day event coincided with the national