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Chestnut Festival marks harvest season

2010-10-17 00:17:22 GMT2010-10-17 08:17:22 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A chestnut is seen in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. The Chestnut Festival is celebrated here every October during the harvest period. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

Local residents in traditional dress play the horns during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

A woman picks up chestnuts in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

People pick up chestnuts in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

A man roasts chestnuts during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

People pick up chestnuts in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. The Chestnut Festival is celebrated here every October during the harvest period. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

A woman picks up chestnuts in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

A woman picks up chestnuts in the forest during a celebration of the Chestnut Festival held in Fully, Valais Canton, Switzerland, Oct. 16, 2010. (Xinhua/Yu Yang)

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