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Beijing lit up by Jack O'Lanterns for Halloween

2009-10-28 08:44:41 GMT2009-10-28 16:44:41 (Beijing Time)  China Daily

A giant Jack-o'-lantern stands in front the gate of the New World Department Store on Dawang Road, in Beijing, October 27, 2009. As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. Halloween falls on October 31. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers. [CFP]

A woman poses for a picture in a giant Jack-o'-lantern in front of the gate of the New World Department Store on Dawang Road, in Beijing, October 27, 2009. As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers. [CFP]

A woman poses for a picture with a Jack-o'-lantern in front of the gate of the New World Department Store on Dawang Road, in Beijing, October 27, 2009. As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers. [CFP]

A child plays with a Jack-o'-lantern in front of the gate of the New World Department Store on Dawang Road, in Beijing, October 27, 2009. As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers. [CFP]

As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. Halloween falls on October 31. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers.

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