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Dragon boat competition held to celebrate Duanwu Festival

2012-06-16 09:40:08 GMT2012-06-16 17:40:08(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Two dragon boats compete on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Yu Heping)

Two dragon boats compete on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Xu Bing)

A dragon boat competes on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

Two dragon boats compete on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Zhang Lingyun)

A dragon boat competes on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Xu Bing)

Two dragon boats compete on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, June 16, 2012. A dragon boat competition was held here on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year. (Xinhua/Tao Ming)

A dragon boat competition was held on the Xiaonanhe River in Sanhe Town of Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province on Saturday to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival, or Duanwu Festival, which falls on the fifth day of the fifth month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, or June 23 this year.

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