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Villiagers cruise to commemorate ancestor

2010-03-03 03:11:52 GMT2010-03-03 11:11:52 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Villagers offer sacrifices to their ancestor Mr. Wang at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010. Local villagers keep a tradition to cruise through the field on the 17th day of the first lunar month, carrying the statue of Mr. Wang, the leader of the troop stationed in Baotun Village in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644). (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Villagers cruise in the open air, carrying the statue of their ancestor Mr. Wang at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Villagers offer sacrifices to their ancestor Mr. Wang at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Villagers go out to cruise in the open air, carrying the statue of their ancestor Mr. Wang, at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

The floats cruise in the open air to greet spring and commemorate their ancestor Mr. Wang at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010. (Xinhua/Wu Dongjun)

Villagers offered sacrifices to their ancestor Mr. Wang at Baotun Village of Anshun City in southwest China's Guizhou Province, March 2, 2010.

Local villagers keep a tradition to cruise through the field on the 17th day of the first lunar month, carrying the statue of Mr. Wang, the leader of the troop stationed in Baotun Village in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644).

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