Chrysanthemum, lily popular ahead of Qingming Festival

10:53, April 01, 2011      

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A florist arranges bunches of chrysanthemums at a flower market in Ji'nan City, capital of east China's Shandong Province, March 28, 2011. As the traditional Qingming Festival approaches, the price of the flowers as tribute to the dead has been on a rise with that of chrysanthemum and lily both refreshing a new high. Qingming Festival, or Tomb Sweeping Day, is a traditional Chinese festival for honoring ancestors and the deceased. (Xinhua/Zhao Xiaoming)


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