A florist prepares a Valentine's Day bouquet with 999 lollipops on August 22, Bozhou city, Anhui province. [Liu Qinli/Asianewsphoto]
A shopkeeper displays lovers' ornaments at a jewelry store on August 20, Bozhou city, Anhui province. [Liu Qinli/Asianewsphoto]
Bakers draw a picture of the legend of Niulang (cowherd) and Zhinu (fairy weaver) meeting on a bridge formed by magpies over the top of a cake on August 17, Fuyang, city, Anhui province. [Wang Biao/Asianewsphoto]
Ornaments displayed at a jewelry store on August 19, Xinhua Road, Bozhou city, Anhui province. [Zhang Yanlin/Asianewsphoto]
Couples underwear with Chinese characters（front: husband, back: wife）displayed at Jindongshan Commercial Outlet on August 20, Yichang city, Hubei province. [Liu Jiao/ Asianewsphoto]
A girl displays Valentine's Day bouquets at Xingfuqiao Flower Market on August 20, Bozhou city, Anhui province. [Zhang Yanlin/Asianewsphoto]
As previously reported by China Daily, the Qixi Festival, known as Chinese Valentine's Day, takes place on Aug 23,2012.
During the festival period, many businesses have introduced lots of festival-related products such as Valentine's Day bouquets, cakes, accessories and even couples underwear.