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People greet upcoming ‘lixia’ in E China’s Zhejiang

Updated: May 3,2016 9:15 AM     Xinhua

Local people pickle duck’s eggs, make glutinous rice and rice flour sculptures to greet the upcoming “lixia”, the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendar, in Tangqi ancient town of Hangzhou, east China’s Zhejiang province, May 2, 2016. It is a folk custom for local people to greet “lixia”, the beginning of summer. [Photo/Xinhua]

Photo taken on May 2, 2016 shows rice flour sculptures to greet the upcoming “lixia”, the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendar. [Photo/Xinhua]

Children show rice flour sculptures to greet the upcoming “lixia”, the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendar. [Photo/Xinhua]

A woman makes rice flour sculptures to greet the upcoming “lixia”, the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendar.[Photo/Xinhua]

A man fills a bowl with glutinous rice for a child to greet the upcoming “lixia”, the 7th solar term on Chinese lunar calendars.[Photo/Xinhua]

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