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Fishermen offer sacrifice to the sea

(chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-09-14 14:45
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 Fishermen offer sacrifice to the sea

The grand ceremony to offer sacrifices to the sea during the 13th Fishing Festival is held in Xiangshan, East China's Zhejiang province, Sept 14, 2010. Local fishermen follow the tradition of worshiping Mazu, the Chinese Goddess of the Sea, and offer sacrifices before fishing. The festival shows traditional fishing culture and also aims to promote the awareness of a harmonious coexistence between human beings and the sea. [Photo/CFP] 

 Fishermen offer sacrifice to the sea

The grand ceremony to offer sacrifices to the sea during the 13th Fishing Festival is held in Xiangshan, East China's Zhejiang province, Sept 14, 2010. 

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