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Children attend First Writing Ceremony at Beijing's Daguanyuan garden

Updated: 2014-07-02 11:19

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Children wearing traditional costumes from Han Dynasty (202 BC-220 AD) join the First Writing Ceremony at Beijing’s Daguanyuan garden (grand view garden) on July 1, 2014. The First Writing Ceremony, also called the Qi Meng (enlightenment) Ceremony, was once a very important event for every student before they were admitted to school in ancient China. [Photo: China News Service/ Lu Xin]

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