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Grand celebration of Serfs Emancipation Day

2009-03-28 07:24:51 GMT2009-03-28 15:24:51 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A Tibetan man smiles prior to the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 28, 2009. A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Photo taken at 9:00 a.m. on March 28, 2009 shows the scene of celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A Tibetan man smiles prior to the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 28, 2009. A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

Photo taken at 8:00 a.m. on March 28, 2009 shows the scene of celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A Tibetan man smiles prior to the celebration ceremony to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day in front of Potala Palace in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 28, 2009. A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.(Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

A grand celebration ceremony will be held here at 10:00 a.m. local time Saturday to mark the first Serfs Emancipation Day.

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