18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
A woman sells Chinese ornaments at Chinatown

It was the busiest day in Chinatown at Binondo, Philippines: Chinese New Year. Before COVID-19, the streets would be filled with merriment, dancing dragons, thumping drums and would be visited by Chinese and Filipinos alike. This female vendor probably makes the most sales during this day by diligently selling Chinese ornaments and other lucky charms.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Manila, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Copyright: © Beatrice Anne Malveda