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Old Stories of Beijing - Exhibition of Old Beijing Folk Customs

(China.org.cn)

15:47, December 12, 2011

The exhibition, which can be seen at Beijing's Capital Museum, tells the story of Hutong life in Beijing between the late Qing Dynasty and the early years of the Republic of China era. Among the major events depicted are a wedding night, childbirth, birthday celebrations among the elderly and celebrations to bid farewell to the old year and welcome in the new. Visitors to the exhibition can enjoy a vivid representation of the life and customs from Beijing's rich past. (China.org.cn/Photo by Ruby)
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