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Dragon boat races held to receive Dragon Boat Festival across China

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11:24, June 24, 2012

Contestants take part in a dragon boat race in Zhenyuan County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, June 23, 2012. Chinese people Saturday receives the Dragon Boat Festival, which is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. During the festival, there are traditional activities such as the dragon boat race, hanging wormwood, drinking Chinese yellow wine and eating Zongzi, dumpling made of sticky rice and different fillings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves. (Xinhua/Du Juanjuan)
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