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Parade held in Guangxi to commemorate 1050th birthday of Mazu

2010-05-05 14:22:06 GMT2010-05-05 22:22:06 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People march on the street carrying the statue of Goddess Mazu in the ancient town of Rongjin in Pingle County, Guilin City of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Zhongkang)

Pupils take part in the parade commemorating Goddess Mazu in the ancient town of Rongjin in Pingle County, Guilin City of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Zhongkang)

People march on the street carrying the statue of Goddess Mazu in the ancient town of Rongjin in Pingle County, Guilin City of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Zhongkang)

People commemorate Goddess Mazu with sacrificial offerings at the gates of home in the ancient town of Rongjin in Pingle County, Guilin City of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Zhongkang)

People march on the street carrying the statue of Goddess Mazu in the ancient town of Rongjin in Pingle County, Guilin City of southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 5, 2010. (Xinhua/Wang Zhongkang)

A parade was held on the cultural tourism festival of Rongjin on Wednesday to commemorate the 1050th anniversary of the birth of Mazu.

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