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Ancient town preparing for upcoming Spring Festival

2011-01-02 00:40:18 GMT2011-01-02 08:40:18 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People visit Anchang Township of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2011. With a history of over one thousand years, the Anchang ancient town is festive in the first month of new year. Local residents are busy making preserved fish, duck and sausages for the coming Spring Festival which will fall on Feb. 3 this year. (Xinhua/Li Ruichang)

A man performs sugar making in Anchang Township of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2011. With a history of over one thousand years, the Anchang ancient town is festive in the first month of new year. Local residents are busy making preserved fish, duck and sausages for the coming Spring Festival which will fall on Feb. 3 this year. (Xinhua/Li Ruichang)

A man performs sugar making in Anchang Township of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2011. With a history of over one thousand years, the Anchang ancient town is festive in the first month of new year. Local residents are busy making preserved fish, duck and sausages for the coming Spring Festival which will fall on Feb. 3 this year. (Xinhua/Wu Guofang)

Actors perform on a boat in Anchang Township of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2011. With a history of over one thousand years, the Anchang ancient town is festive in the first month of new year. Local residents are busy making preserved fish, duck and sausages for the coming Spring Festival which will fall on Feb. 3 this year. (Xinhua/Wu Guofang)

People taste traditional food in Anchang Township of Shaoxing City, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 1, 2011. With a history of over one thousand years, the Anchang ancient town is festive in the first month of new year. Local residents are busy making preserved fish, duck and sausages for the coming Spring Festival which will fall on Feb. 3 this year. (Xinhua/Wu Guofang)

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