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December 8, 2010

Dragon Boat Festival, China

This Month in Photo of the Day: Travel and Adventure Photos The Dragon Boat Festival is a traditional cultural event in China. The purpose is to commemorate Qu Yuan's death. In Guangzhou, people celebrate this festival by riding the dragon boat and lighting firecrackers. The more firecrackers, the more fortune and blessing. (This photograph was submitted to My Shot.) See more photos of China » See more My Shot photos of China »
Photograph by Yu Andy, My Shot

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