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Dragon Boat Festival celebrations heat up

2013-06-09 17:41:45



Dragon Boat Festival celebrations heat up

People gather at a community center in Dongcheng District in Xuchang, Henan province, on June 8, 2013, to prepare zongzi, a traditional Chinese food made of glutinous rice stuffed with various fillings, for their aging neighbors, with Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu, around the corner. Eating zongzi is one of the festive customs of the holiday. [Photo by Niu Shupei/Aisanewsphoto]

Dragon Boat Festival celebrations heat up

A woman buys bamboo leaves used to make zongzi, a traditional food eaten around Dragon Boat Festival, from a street peddler in Dongyang, Zhejiang province, on June 6, 2013. Many people make their own zongzi instead of buying them from stores. [Photo by Bao Kangxuan/Asianewsphoto]

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