Wed, December 23, 2009
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Taipei observes traditional Winter Solstice custom

2009-12-23 06:07:29 GMT2009-12-23 14:07:29 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Dec. 22, 2009 shows bowls of colorful sweet dumplings made by several thousand teachers, students and students' parents at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. People gather on campus of the school to observe a traditional custom of making sweet dumplings at the Winter Solstice. (Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)

Students and teachers take part in an activity of making sweet soup dumplings at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)

Students and teachers perform the traditional folklore of temple fair during an activity of making sweet soup dumplings at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan.(Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)

Students and teachers take part in an activity of making sweet soup dumplings at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)

Students in clothes of Santa Claus pose for photos in an activity of making sweet soup dumplings at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. (Xinhua/Wu Ching-teng)

Students and teachers take part in an activity of making sweet soup dumplings at a middle school in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan. People gather on campus of the school to observe a traditional custom of making sweet dumplings at the Winter Solstice.

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