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Celebrating Chinese Valentine's Day

2013-08-13 18:07:51



Women wearing period costumes participate in a sewing contest in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, on Aug 11, 2013. Qixi, also known as Chinese Valentine's Day, falls on Aug 13 this year. It's also called Qiqiao festival, where women honor the Weaving Maid, or the Queen of Skills, by exchanging skills. [Photo: CNS/ Wei Liang]

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