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People remember poet Qu Yuan during Duanwu Festival

2009-05-28 10:10:48 GMT2009-05-28 18:10:48 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Children recite Lisao, a long poem of patriotism by Qu Yuan, , the venerable patriotic poet of the Chu State in the Warring States Period (476 - 221 BC), during a commemorative ceremony for Qu Yuan, in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, May 28, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

Students who study Chinese national culture worship during a commemorative ceremony for Qu Yuan, the venerable patriotic poet of the Chu State in the Warring States Period (476 - 221 BC), in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, May 28, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

A student who studies Chinese national culture attends a commemorative ceremony for Qu Yuan, the venerable patriotic poet of the Chu State in the Warring States Period (476 - 221 BC), in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, May 28, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

Children recite Lisao, a long poem of patriotism by Qu Yuan, , the venerable patriotic poet of the Chu State in the Warring States Period (476 - 221 BC), during a commemorative ceremony for Qu Yuan, in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, May 28, 2009.

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