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Qixi Festival boosts business

2012-08-22 10:36:58 GMT2012-08-22 18:36:58(Beijing Time)  China Daily

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.

 

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