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Dragon boat

, June 12, 2013

Participants paddle a dragon boat during a fair to celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival on a wetland in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province on June 12.

The festival, which falls on June 12 this year, commemorates the memory of Chinese patriotic poet Qu Yuan, who drowned himself in 277 BC to protest against the corrupt government of his time. Reuters/China Daily
 




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