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Foreigners learn to make "Zong Zi" ahead of Dragon Boat Festival

2012-06-18 03:46:40 GMT2012-06-18 11:46:40(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A foreigner shows a "Zong Zi", a kind of glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, he made at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

Foreigners learn to make "Zong Zi", a kind of glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

Foreigners learn to make "Zong Zi", a kind of glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

Foreigners learn to make "Zong Zi", a kind of glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

Foreigners learn to make "Zong Zi", a kind of glutinous rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo or reed leaves, at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

A foreign lady takes photos when watching traditional Chinese performance at an event held for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province, June 17, 2012. (Xinhua/Huang Zhe)

An event for foreigners ahead of China's Dragon Boat Festival was held in Nantong, east China's Jiangsu Province on June 17, 2012.

The event, the first of its kind, invited more than 50 foreigners from 12 countries to join in the celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival in the Hongqiao community in Nantong.

The Dragon Boat Festival, also called Duanwu Festival, is traditionally celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. It falls on June 23 this year.

 

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