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Businessmen begin to prepare for Mid-Autumn Festival


11:31, August 24, 2011

Residents queue to buy freshly baked moon cakes in Suzhou, east China's Jiangsu Province, Aug. 23, 2011. The moon cakes here are stuffed with meat, which are popular among the locals. Chinese have the tradition to eat moon cakes on the Mid-Autumn Festival which is celebrated each year on the 15th day of the eighth month in the lunar calendar when the moon is full. This year's Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 12. (Xinhua/Wang Jianzhong)

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