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Faces of Chinese children get new year's first haircut

Xinhua)  08:18, March 14, 2013  

A baby has haircut at a barbershop in Zaozhuang City, east China's Shandong Province, March 13, 2013, on the occasion of the second day of the second lunar month, known in Chinese as Er Yue Er, "a time for the dragon to raise its head", as a Chinese saying goes. Barbershops across the country opened early to begin one of their busiest days of the year, as many Chinese hold the superstitious belief that getting a haircut at a time when the "dragon raises its head" means they will have a vigorous start to the new year. (Xinhua/Sun Zhongzhe)

Key Words:Spring Dragon Festival; longtaitou;Chinese custom
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