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Worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperor in Shaanxi

2008-10-08 07:49:21 GMT2008-10-08 15:49:21 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

A worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperoror Huangdi, legendary progenitor of the Chinese people, is held at the tomb of Yellow Emperor to celebrate the Chongyang Festival, or the Double Ninth Festival, in Huangling County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, October 7, 2008. Chongyang Festival is considered a traditional occasion to pay respects to the aged and falls on the ninth day of the ninth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, or Oct. 7 this year. [Xinhua]

Olympic champions take part in the worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperor in Huangling County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, October 7, 2008. The ceremony is held to celebrate the Chongyang Festival. [Xinhua]

Former Olympic champion Yang Ling (R) takes part in the worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperor in Huangling County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, October 7, 2008. The ceremony is held to celebrate the Chongyang Festival. [Xinhua]

A worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperoror Huangdi, legendary progenitor of the Chinese people, is held at the tomb of Yellow Emperor to celebrate the Chongyang Festival, or the Double Ninth Festival, in Huangling County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, October 7, 2008. Chongyang Festival is considered a traditional occasion to pay respects to the aged and falls on the ninth day of the ninth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, or Oct. 7 this year. [Xinhua]

A worshipping ceremony for the Yellow Emperoror Huangdi, legendary progenitor of the Chinese people, is held at the tomb of Yellow Emperor to celebrate the Chongyang Festival, or the Double Ninth Festival, in Huangling County, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, October 7, 2008. Chongyang Festival is considered a traditional occasion to pay respects to the aged and falls on the ninth day of the ninth month on the Chinese lunar calendar, or Oct. 7 this year.

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