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Qintong Boat Festival marked in Taizhou, east China
Last Updated: 2018-04-09 07:36 | Xinhua
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Boat team members attend the Qintong Boat Festival in Taizhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, April 8, 2018. The Qintong Boat Festival in Taizhou originated in China's Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279 A.D.) as a ceremony to commemorate war victims around the Qingming Festival. Nowadays, this tradition is well preserved and promoted, offering spectators a view of the gathering of hundreds of boats. (Xinhua/Xu Jingbai)

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