The Chinese Art of the Crowd

Pupils stand to form a giant Chinese national flag to celebrate the upcoming 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, at a primary school in Dexing, Jiangxi province September 22, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - RTR284RK
Pupils stand to form a giant Chinese national flag to celebrate the upcoming 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, at a primary school in Dexing, Jiangxi province September 22, 2009. REUTERS/China Daily (CHINA ANNIVERSARY EDUCATION SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Hundreds of students of the school of nursing take part in an open-air examination at a playground of an vocational college in Baoji, Shaanxi province, China, May 25, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1EEL1 Hundreds of students of the school of nursing take part in an open-air examination at a playground of an vocational college in Baoji, Shaanxi province, China, May 25, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of military band sing during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj - RTX1QU34 Members of military band sing during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Beauticians apply facial care on female participants during a promotional event by Chinese beauty salon operator Samun Lisa to set a Guinness World Record at Shandong Provincial Sports Center Stadium in Jinan city, east China's Shandong province, 4 May 2015. Thousands of participants joined a challenge of facial care on Monday (4 May 2015) to set a new Guinness World Record in the eastern Chinese city of Jinan. Organized by Chinese beauty salon operator Samun Lisa, the event boasted a thousand beauticians equipped with 1,000 cosmetic instruments lining up in rows to apply facial care on 1,000 female customers. The whole event lasted for more than 30 minutes, creating a new Guinness World Record for the most people receiving facial care at the same time. Beauticians apply facial care on female participants during a promotional event by Chinese beauty salon operator Samun Lisa to set a Guinness World Record at Shandong Provincial Sports Center Stadium in Jinan city, east China’s Shandong province, 4 May 2015.
Thousands of participants joined a challenge of facial care on Monday (4 May 2015) to set a new Guinness World Record in the eastern Chinese city of Jinan. Organized by Chinese beauty salon operator Samun Lisa, the event boasted a thousand beauticians equipped with 1,000 cosmetic instruments lining up in rows to apply facial care on 1,000 female customers. The whole event lasted for more than 30 minutes, creating a new Guinness World Record for the most people receiving facial care at the same time.

A Chinese teacher walks amongst middle school students during a meeting at a school in Xuyi County, east China's Jiangsu province, September 25, 2005. Local school authorities encouraged students to dress in red to cultivate patriotism and celebrate the forthcoming National Day that falls on October 1st. CHINA OUT REUTERS/China Newsphoto PP05090328 - RTRPBFE A Chinese teacher walks amongst middle school students during a meeting at a school in Xuyi County, east China’s Jiangsu province, September 25, 2005. Local school authorities encouraged students to dress in red to cultivate patriotism and celebrate the forthcoming National Day that falls on October 1st.

03 Sep 2015, Beijing, China --- (150903) -- BEIJING, Sept. 3, 2015 (Xinhua) -- Soldiers of a foot formation march during a parade in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 3, 2015. China on Thursday held commemoration activities, including a grand military parade, to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei) (wf) --- Image by © Yao Dawei/Xinhua Press/Corbis 03 Sep 2015, Beijing, China — (150903) — BEIJING, Sept. 3, 2015 (Xinhua) — Soldiers of a foot formation march during a parade in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 3, 2015. China on Thursday held commemoration activities, including a grand military parade, to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei) (wf) Image by © Yao Dawei/Xinhua Press/Corbis

Hundreds of participants practice yoga at a charity event to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day, at an university in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1WC3J Hundreds of participants practice yoga at a charity event to mark the upcoming World AIDS Day, at an university in Guilin, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China, November 29, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of military choir stand in formation at the Tiananmen Square before a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj - RTX1QTJU Members of military choir stand in formation at the Tiananmen Square before a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj

Soldiers of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China stand in formation as they gather ahead of a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/cnsphoto CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA - RTX1QTI9 Soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) of China stand in formation as they gather ahead of a military parade to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/cnsphoto

epaselect epa04887791 A picture made available on 18 August 2015, shows people having breakfast in beds in an effort to set a new Guinness World Record in Beijing, China, 16 August 2015. A total of 418 people paticipated in the challenge of the record of the most people having breakfast in bed at the same time. EPA/LAO CAI CHINA OUT epaselect epa04887791 A picture made available on 18 August 2015, shows people having breakfast in beds in an effort to set a new Guinness World Record in Beijing, China, 16 August 2015. A total of 418 people paticipated in the challenge of the record of the most people having breakfast in bed at the same time. EPA/LAO CAI

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People practice Taichi at a square in Qinyang, Henan province, China, October 18, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTS4XYR People practice Taichi at a square in Qinyang, Henan province, China, October 18, 2015. REUTERS/China Daily