Mon, August 16, 2010
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Couples celebrate Chinese Valentine's Day -- Qixi festival

2010-08-16 12:23:10 GMT2010-08-16 20:23:10 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Around 100 pairs of young men and women kiss in the Huanlegu amusement park in Shanghai, east China, to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)

Around 100 pairs of young men and women kiss in the Huanlegu amusement park in Shanghai, east China, to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)

Couples attend a kiss carnival in the Jiuxianshan landscape area of Wulian County in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 16, 2010. A total of 27 couples attended the carnival on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Chen Weifeng)

Couples attend a kiss carnival in the Jiuxianshan landscape area of Wulian County in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 16, 2010. A total of 27 couples attended the carnival on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Chen Weifeng)

A couple attend a kiss carnival in the Jiuxianshan landscape area of Wulian County in Rizhao, east China's Shandong Province, Aug. 16, 2010. A total of 27 couples attended the carnival on Monday to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Chen Weifeng)

Around 100 pairs of young men and women kiss in the Huanlegu amusement park in Shanghai, east China, to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar. (Xinhua/Pei Xin)

Around 100 pairs of young men and women kiss in the Huanlegu amusement park in Shanghai, east China, to celebrate the Chinese Valentine's Day, or the Qixi festival which falls on the seventh day of the seventh month on the Chinese lunar calendar.

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