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Laba Festival celebrated across China (4)

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09:07, January 04, 2012

A child is spoon-fed Laba rice porridge at a temple in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, Jan 1, 2012. The Laba Festival, which falls on the eighth day of the twelfth month on the lunar calendar, commemorates Sakyamuni Buddha's enlightenment. Chinese celebrate the day by eating Laba porridge, which is made with rice, nuts, cereal and dried fruit. (Xinhua/Han Yuqing)
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