People 'knock eggs' on Qingming Festival

11:18, April 06, 2011      

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Tourists receive boiled eggs during an activity at the Tashan scenery spot in Yantai, east China's Shandong Province, March 5, 2011, the Qingming Festival or the Tomb-sweeping Day. It is a folk custom for the Chinese to knock boiled eggs against each other for fun on Qingming Festival. After the game, people eat the egg, praying for a good fortune in this year. (Xinhua)


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