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Lotus lanterns set out for good wishes

2011-07-08 06:18:41 GMT2011-07-08 14:18:41(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

People set out lotus lanterns on the river in Shuidong Township of Xuancheng city, east China's Anhui Province, July 6, 2011. (Xinhua/Li Xiaohong)

Lotus lanterns are seen on the river in Shuidong Township of Xuancheng city, east China's Anhui Province, July 6, 2011. (Xinhua/Li Xiaohong)

People set out lotus lanterns on the river in Shuidong Township of Xuancheng city, east China's Anhui Province, July 6, 2011.

The annual traditional folk activity was held on July 6, or June 6 of the Chinese lunar calender, to pray for a sound and harvest year and to express good wishes for the future.

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