Tue, August 24, 2010
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Ceremony marks Ghost Festival in Keelung

2010-08-24 07:35:09 GMT2010-08-24 15:35:09 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Fireworks are seen during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Photographers take pictures of fireworks during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Fireworks illuminate the sky during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, at night on Aug. 23, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Water lanterns are burning, which aims to illuminate waterways for lonely souls on the water, during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

People carry water lanterns and release them on water, which aims to illuminate waterways for lonely souls on the water, during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

People behind a bundle of chrysanthemum wait to see the releasing of water lanterns, which aims to illuminate waterways for lonely souls on the water, during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

A resident looks at lanterns during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, at night on Aug. 23, 2010. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Fireworks are seen during a ceremony marking the Ghost Festival in Keelung, southwest China's Taiwan, on Aug. 24, 2010.

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