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Xiaoshu celebrated with traditional customs

By Hu Xiaoyu chinadaily.com.cn Updated: 2019-07-08


A woman dressed in traditional Han Chinese clothing prepares to make suan mei tang (plum syrup), a sweet and sour plum juice, while another plays the Guqin, a seven-stringed traditional Chinese instrument, during a cultural activity in Nantong, East China’s Jiangsu province, on July 6. The event was hosted by the Taowu Han-style clothing association to welcome Xiaoshu (Slight Heat), which falls on the 11th of the 24 solar terms in the Chinese lunar calendar and marks the beginning of the hot summer. It falls on July 7 this year. [Photo/IC]

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