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People embrace Lantern Festival in Hangzhou

2009-02-05 10:22:40 GMT2009-02-05 18:22:40 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A boy poses with ox-shaped lanterns in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 3, 2009.(Xinhua/Xu Yu)

A six-meter-tall, ox-shaped lantern is seen at the Qingchun Square in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 3, 2009. (Xinhua/Xu Yu)

As the year of 2009 is the Chinese Year of the Ox, lanterns in the theme of the ox have been installed in Hangzhou to celebrate the Lantern Festival, which falls on Feb. 9 this year.

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