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Red blessings for the year

2009-02-05 03:38:29 GMT2009-02-05 11:38:29 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

Farmers display a giant Chinese character "Fu" (luck and blessings for the New Year) by stretching several large pieces of red cloth on a field in a village in Yangqu county of Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province February 4, 2009. Around the Chinese New Year, people often put up posters with "Fu" on them upside down on doors as a regular decorative way to welcome the new year. [CFP]

Photographers take photos of a giant Chinese character "Fu" (luck and blessings for the New Year) that farmers display by stretching several large pieces of red cloth on a field in a village in Yangqu county of Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province February 4, 2009. The giant character covers an area of 3,600 sq m. [CFP]

Farmers prepare to display a giant Chinese character "Fu" (luck and blessings for the New Year) by stretching several large pieces of red cloth on a field in a village in Yangqu county of Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province February 4, 2009. [CFP]

Farmers display a giant Chinese character "Fu" (luck and blessings for the New Year) by stretching several large pieces of red cloth on a field in a village in Yangqu county of Taiyuan, north China's Shanxi province February 4, 2009.

Around the Chinese New Year, people often put up posters with "Fu" on them upside down on doors as a regular decorative way to welcome the new year.

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