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Laba Festival preludes Chinese Spring Festival (5)

(Xinhua)

11:08, January 02, 2012

People queue up for Laba porridge distributed at Pilu Temple in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 1, 2012. As a tradition, many Buddhist temples provided free Laba porridge to citizens on Sunday, which happened to be the New Year's day and also China's traditional Laba Festival. Laba festival, literally the eighth day of the twelfth lunar month, is considered the prelude of Chinese Spring Festival. (Xinhua/Wang Xin)
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