photographing Chinese president Xi Jinping visiting Brussels

At several events Chinese president Xi Jinping can be photographed. I choose to sacrifice my sunday morning (summertime just started) to photograph him arriving at the Royal Palace of Belgium. King Filip and queen Mathilde attended Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife.

After shooting the obvious (we were stuck on a podium with all media, so how to make something special out of this?) I freed myself and went photographing the crowd. Many Chinese living or studying in Brussels gathered here to wave their flags or to dance some traditional dances. (and sing like the wife of the president used to do)


Well, at least these pictures are colorful and bright. Of course the media did not use them (yet)  because the most interesting info on his visit is the president in Pairi Daiza, visiting his Pandas…..